Erythromycin after whipple

I experienced delayed stomach emptying after whipple surgery (May I did not find relief from Erythromycin or Reglan, but I do find that. Delayed gastric emptying is a leading cause of complications after PPPD, occurring in up to 50% of patients. High doses of erythromycin (200 mg) accelerate. Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) after a pylorus-preserving Whipple we also administered erythromycin on the fourth postoperative day. DGE after surgery refers to the condition that stomach cannot properly take food due The representative promotility agents include metoclopramide, domperidone, and erythromycin Whipple AO, Parsons WB, Mullins CR.

Table 72.8 shows that quoted rates of DGE after the Whipple procedure range from 7 to Another common agent is erythromycin, which is a motilin agonist. In a randomized trial, the effect of 200 mg of intravenous erythromycin leads to a 75% reduction in the incidence of DGE after PPPD and Billroth I reconstruction Classic duodenopancreatectomy (Whipple procedure): initial clinical results.

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