Cardiac Vagal Effects of Gastric Electrical Stimulation and Vagal Nerve Action Potentials in Vagus nerve in Patients with Gastroparesis- Randomized Phase

Overview

The purpose of this study is to assess if the Gastric Electric Stimulator (GES) device may influence the vagal output, which helps in the relief of the symptoms of gastroparesis, mainly nausea and vomiting.

Description

The primary objective is to find if Gastric electrical stumulation (GES) may influence the flow in the vagus nerve when the signals are sent by the GES. Specifically this study will determine whether programming the GES device to produce optimal CNAPs results in better resolution of symptoms than empiric increases in stimulus current and frequency.

Eligibility

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: gastroparesis,1712391546
  • Age: Between 18 Years - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria
Documented diagnosis of gastroparesis
Already has a GES device implanted
Severity and frequency of nausea and vomiting to be rated more than mild
Exclusion Criteria
Pregnancy
History of allergic reaction to EKG leads placement adhesives

Additional Information:

Updated on 20 Nov 2022 . Study ID: TX8872

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