Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Gastroparesis”



Date
April 2, 2015
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Klaus Bielefeldt, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Certification Supervisor


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Gastroparesis is an often chronic and difficult to treat disorder characterized by symptoms and a delay in gastric emptying. Recent studies discussed as part of this presentation shift the focus of treatment away from interventions to accelerate gastric emptying to symptom-oriented management.