Table 3Characteristics of WMC testing in studies of patients with symptoms of possible gastroparesis or slow-transit constipation

Author, YearCriteria for AbnormalStandardized MealType of MealEnsure ® ChallengeOff Tobacco at Time of TestOff Prokinetics at Time of TestOff Opiates at Time of TestOff Anti-Depressants at Time of TestOff PPIs at Time of TestWas Another Study Referenced in Lieu of Providing Details Within Current Study?
Kuo, 2011125 hoursNRNRNRNRNRYesNoYesYes16,17
Rao, 2011345 hoursYesBarNRNRNRYesNoYesYes16,17,32
Camilleri, 2010325 hoursYesEgg Beaters ®YesNRYesYesYesYesYes17
Saad, 201050 [Sub-analysis of data17]NRYesBarYesNRYesNRNoYesYes17
Hasler, 200949 [Sub-analysis of data17]NRYesBarYesNRYesYesNoYesNo
Rao, 200917NRYesBarYesNRYesNRNoYesNo
Kuo, 200816NR*YesEgg Beaters ®YesYesYesYesNoYesNo
Brun, 201141 [abstract]NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Mysore, 201053 [earlier version of study34]NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Lee, 201042 [abstract]NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Reddymasu, 201043 [abstract]Gastric cph < 73NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Paulson, 200951NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Lee, 200944 [abstract]NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Rao, 200946 [abstract]NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Rao, 200947 [abstract]NRYesBarYesNRNRNRNRNRNR
Lee, 2012455 hoursYesEgg Beaters ®YesNRYesYesNRYesYes16
Rao, 2012485 hoursYesBarNRNRYesNRNRYesNo

cph = contractions per hour; NR = not reported; PPI = proton pump inhibitor

*

Reference article that came up with 5 hour criteria.

Reference article that came up with 5 hour criteria.

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