Ricerca in clinica e in laboratorio

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 607–612 | Cite as

A study of gastric kinetics

Comparison between different isotope carriers
  • Manlio Rinetti
  • Giorgio Ugolotti
  • Lucia Colombi Zinelli
  • Bruno Calbiani
  • Stefano Frigeri
Original Contributions


From the various investigations of gastric emptying described in the literature, radionuclide labelling of meals appears to provide the most suitable technique. The emptying patterns of different99mTc-DTPA carriers were studied in healthy volunteers, compared with patterns found after ingestion of a fried egg incorporating99mTc-serum albumin. The results are described and discussed. They seem to suggest that there are different modalities of gastric emptying when different meals and markers are used.


Gastric kinetics Isotope carriers Radionuclides Scintigraphy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manlio Rinetti
    • 1
  • Giorgio Ugolotti
    • 2
  • Lucia Colombi Zinelli
    • 1
  • Bruno Calbiani
    • 2
  • Stefano Frigeri
    • 1
  1. 1.Cattedra di GastroenterologiaUniversità degli Studi di ParmaParmaItalia
  2. 2.Divisione di Medicine NucleareOspedali Riuniti di ParmaItalia

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