Gastric Emptying

This examination:

Is indicated in patients with diabetes and those with complaints of nausea, vomiting, and early satiety

Can demonstrate abnormal gastric emptying

Serial imaging can demonstrate the response to drug therapy (e.g. metoclopramide)

File: Gastric_Emptying.pdf

Esophageal Transit

These studies are indicated to identify esophageal motility disorders, such as:
a) amotility of achalasia or scleroderma;
b) hypomotility of presbyesophagus; or
c) hypermotility of diffuse esophageal spasm

File: Esophageal_Transit.pdf