Dumping Syndrome

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Dumping Syndrome

Dumping syndrome, also known as gastric dumping syndrome and rapid gastric emptying, is a rare disorder that usually affects people who have had gastric bypass surgery. Gastric bypass surgery is a surgery that is used to help people lose weight. During the surgery, the stomach is made smaller so that the person feels full after eating a small amount of food. However, sometimes after surgery people may experience dumping syndrome. Dumping syndrome is a condition where food goes from the stomach to the small intestine (another organ used in digestion) too quickly. All the food entering the small intestine at once causes water to enter the small intestine, causing it to expand quickly. This causes the person a great amount of pain and discomfort. There are two forms of dumping syndrome, ‘early’ dumping and ‘late’ dumping. ‘Early’ dumping usually begins 15-30 minutes after eating and includes symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, bloating, cramping, diarrhea, dizziness, and fatigue. Symptoms of ‘late’ dumping happen 3-4 hours after eating and include weakness, sweating, and dizziness. Treatment for dumping syndrome includes eating smaller meals throughout the day rather than 3 large meals, drinking water between meals rather than with meals, and monitoring your diet. Talk with your doctor to find the best treatment if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with dumping syndrome.

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The terms "Dumping Syndrome" returned 40 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A case report: Liraglutide as a novel treatment option in late dumping syndrome.
 

Author(s): Sonja Chiappetta, Christine Stier

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(12):e6348.

 

Postprandial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, known as late dumping syndrome, is a rare but often misdiagnosed complication after gastric surgery. The pathophysiological mechanisms are poorly understood and the treatment of this syndrome is challenging.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Concurrent Therapy with a Low-carbohydrate Diet and Miglitol Remarkably Improved the Postprandial Blood Glucose and Insulin Levels in a Patient with Reactive Hypoglycemia due to Late Dumping Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Sachie Hirose, Yasuyuki Iwahashi, Akane Seo, Michitaka Sumiyoshi, Tetsuya Takahashi, Yoshikazu Tamori

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2016 ;55(9):1137-42.

 

Reactive hypoglycemia induced by late dumping syndrome is often observed after gastrectomy. However, no effective therapy has yet been fully established. We herein describe a case in which concurrent therapy with a low-carbohydrate diet using low-glycemic-index food and an alpha-glucosidase ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Octreotide improves early dumping syndrome potentially through incretins: a case report.
 

Author(s): Daisuke Sato, Katsutaro Morino, Natsuko Ohashi, Emi Ueda, Kazuhiro Ikeda, Hideka Yamamoto, Satoshi Ugi, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Shinichi Araki, Hiroshi Maegawa

Journal: Endocr. J.. 2013 ;60(7):847-53.

 

Dumping syndrome, or rapid gastric emptying, is a frequent complication after gastric surgery. In this case, the patient was a 47-year-old woman who 10 years previously had undergone distal gastrectomy with Billroth I reconstruction for early-stage gastric cancer. She presented with ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Dumping Syndrome" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Verification of glycemic profiles using continuous glucose monitoring: cases with steroid use, liver cirrhosis, enteral nutrition, or late dumping syndrome.
 

Author(s): Miyako Kishimoto, Mitsuhiko Noda

Journal: J. Med. Invest.. 2015 ;62(1-2):1-10.

 

Glycemic control is often difficult to achieve in patients with diabetes, especially in the presence of comorbid diseases or conditions such as steroid-use or liver cirrhosis, or in patients receiving enteral nutrition. Moreover, reactive hypoglycemia due to late dumping syndrome ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Dumping syndrome following gastric surgery].
 

Author(s): Tom Mala, Stephen Hewitt, Ingvild Kristine Dahl Høgestøl, Kristin Kjellevold, Jon A Kristinsson, Hilde Risstad

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Dumping syndrome is the term used to describe a common set of symptoms following gastric surgery, and is characterised by postprandial discomfort which can entail nutritional problems. The condition was well known when surgery was the usual treatment for peptic ulcer disease. The ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Therapeutic value of octreotide for patients with severe dumping syndrome--a review of randomised controlled trials.
 

Author(s): J Li-Ling, M Irving

Journal: Postgrad Med J. 2001 Jul;77(909):441-2.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Dumping Syndrome After Operation of Esophageal Atresia Type III
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oesophageal Atresia; Dumping Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2018

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Last Updated: 19 Jun 2018

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Postprandial Hypoglycemia in Patients After Bariatric Surgery With Empagliflozin and Anakinra - The Hypo-BEAR-Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Postprandial Hypoglycemia; Bariatric Surgery; Late Dumping Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2018

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