Gastric electrical stimulation reduces frequency of refractory vomiting

Patients with refractory vomiting who received gastric electrical stimulation therapy experienced a reduction in the frequency of vomiting episodes, according to study results.Despite some conflicting evidence, high-frequency gastric electrical stimulation (GES) is considered an option for treatment of patients with chronic refractory vomiting, Guillaume Gourcerol, MD, PhD, of the department of physiology at Rouen University Hospital in France, and colleagues wrote.“AGA recommendations stated there was a moderate level of evidence to use GES in gastroparesis,” they wrote. “InRead More

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