Table 2

Previous diagnostic studies reported in 41 adults with CVS

    Diagnostic Study

Number


Esophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopies

62

Upper GI barium studies (with or without small bowel follow through)

44

Abdominal/pelvic ultrasonographies

43

Abdominal CT scans

33

Colonoscopies

24

Radionuclide Gastric Emptying Study

20

Urine porphyrins

16

Barium enemas

13

Hepatobiliary scans

10

H. pylori antibody assays

10

Cranial MRI's

9

Laparoscopies

5

Sinus radiographies

2

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatographies

1

Urine organic acid assays

1


Total studies indicative of organic etiologies for cyclic vomiting

0


Fleisher et al. BMC Medicine 2005 3:20   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-3-20

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