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The Effect of Oxytocin on the Gastric Emptying

Information source: Skane University Hospital
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Condition(s) targeted: Postprocedural Delayed Gastric Emptying

Intervention: oxytocin (Drug); oxytocin (Drug)

Phase: Phase 0

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Skane University Hospital

Summary

The investigators are going to examine whether oxytocin has a prokinetic effect on gastric emptying in patients suffering from gastro paresis. Oxytocin infusion will be compared with sodium chloride infusion.

Clinical Details

Official title: The Effect of Oxytocin on Gastric Emptying in Patients With Gastro Paresis

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: To examine whether oxytocin improves gastric emptying in gastroparesis

Detailed description: The investigators are going to examine whether oxytocin has a prokinetic effect on gastric emptying in patients suffering from gastro paresis. Oxytocin infusion will be compared with sodium chloride infusion. The gastric emptying is estimade by sitntigraphy during 70 minutes, and performed twicw. Once with saline and once with oxytocin.

Eligibility

Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 65 Years. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

- Gastroparesis in diabetics

Exclusion Criteria:

- Treatment with other prokinetics, other severe organic or psychological diseases

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Additional Information

Starting date: December 2008
Last updated: April 6, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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