research data . Clinical Trial . 2015

Gastrointestinal Motility Among Diabetes Patients

Krogh, Klaus;
Open Access
  • Published: 05 Oct 2015
  • Publisher: nct
Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms including vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, constipation or chronic diarrhea affect a large number of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). Furthermore, abnormal GI transit times restrict correct dosing of medication. Two new methods, in combination only available at Aarhus University Hospital (AUH), allow examination of human whole-gut function with a high degree of detail: PET-scans (positron emission tomography scans) of cholinergic signaling in the bowel wall The most important nerve fibers stimulating GI peristalsis use acetylcholine as neurotransmitter. The novel PET technique, [11C] Donepezil PET/CT (Donepezil PET/CT scan ba...
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