Dumping Syndrome Workup

Updated: Jun 11, 2019
  • Author: Rajan Kanth, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Approach Considerations

Note the following:

  • Signs and symptoms can be elicited with the glucose challenge test (50 g oral glucose).

  • A positive result from a hydrogen breath test after ingestion of glucose is also 100% sensitive.

  • A gastric emptying study may be helpful to document rapid gastric emptying.

  • An endoscopy or a barium study can be helpful in discerning the anatomy.