Gastroparesis is a condition that reduces the ability of the stomach to empty its contents, but there is no blockage (obstruction).
Gastroparesis diabeticorum; Delayed gastric emptying
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
The cause of gastroparesis is unknown, but it may be caused by a disruption of nerve signals to the stomach. The condition is a common complication of
Risk factors for gastroparesis include:
Gastrectomy(surgery to remove part of the stomach) Systemic sclerosis
- Use of medication that blocks certain nerve signals (anticholinergic medication)