Table 1—

Summary of results of upper GI symptom severity and frequency, HQOL, and GE

Baseline6 months of GES12 months of GES
Severity score (0–4)
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 Vomiting3.3 ± 0.11.5 ± 0.2*1.3 ± 0.3*
 Nausea3.6 ± 0.11.9 ± 0.2*1.7 ± 0.3*
 Early satiety2.9 ± 0.11.4 ± 0.2*1.2 ± 0.3*
 Bloating2.7 ± 0.21.3 ± 0.2*1.1 ± 0.2*
 Postprandial fullness2.8 ± 0.21.0 ± 0.2*1.4 ± 0.2*
 Epigastric pain2.6 ± 0.21.4 ± 0.2*1.1 ± 0.2*
 TSS of severity (0–24)17.6 ± 0.68.5 ± 0.9*7.9 ± 1.3*
Frequency score (0–4)
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 Vomiting3.4 ± 0.11.5 ± 0.2*1.4 ± 0.3*
 Nausea3.6 ± 0.11.9 ± 0.2*1.9 ± 0.3*
 Early satiety3.1 ± 0.21.6 ± 0.2*1.6 ± 0.3*
 Bloating2.8 ± 0.21.4 ± 0.2*1.4 ± 0.3*
 Postprandial fullness3.0 ± 0.21.3 ± 0.2*1.6 ± 0.3*
 Epigastric pain2.8 ± 0.21.4 ± 0.2*1.1 ± 0.3*
 TSS of frequency (0–24)18.5 ± 0.68.9 ± 1.0*8.9 ± 1.4*
HQOL
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 PCS23.8 ± 1.330.8 ± 1.9*33.5 ± 2.2*
 MCS36.9 ± 1.847.4 ± 2.3*46.0 ± 2.0*
Gastric retention (%)
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 At 2 h76.0 (60.8–86.3)65.5 (55.0–83.5)*74.5 (54.5–85.3)
 At 4 h50.0 (26.5–74.5)38.5 (17.0–51.0)*38.0 (15.8–64.3)
  • Data are means ± SE, except GE results (percentage retention), which are reported as median (interquartile range).

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    * P < 0.05 vs. baseline.