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Table. 4.

Gastric and Small Intestinal Volumes

Gastrointestinal volumes (cm3) Healthy controls Patients with diabetes P-value
Volume of the stomach including luminal content 182 (151-246) 162 (138-193) 0.078
Volume of the gastric wall 131 (107-154) 149 (112-187) 0.121
Volume of fluid in the stomach 31 (17-56) 37 (24-84) 0.293
Volume of the small intestine including gas and luminal content 713 (639-899) 927 (829-1051) 0.002
Volume of the small intestine wall 478 (393-589) 623 (487-766) 0.003
Volume of fluid in the small intestine 209 (165-236) 227 (191-288) 0.082
Volume of gas in the small intestine 95 (40-150) 83 (56-139) 0.872

Among patients with diabetes, 7 (37%) had a total small intestinal volume and 4 (21%) had a total gastric volume above the upper 95% percentile of healthy controls.

Data are presented as medians (interquartile range [IQR]).

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2021;27:390~399 https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm19195
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