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In Individuals With Gastroparesis, Opioid Use Disorder Is Linked To Higher Mortality And Morbidity


Catherine Abern

Department of Surgery, Emory university school of medicine, Atlanta, US

Correspondence to Author:  Catherine Abern


Background: There ar restricted information relating to OUD in patients with gastroparesis. This study aimed to guage the impact of OUD on the outcomes in patients hospitalized with gastroparesis and to delineate the trends related to OUD and gastroparesis employing a nationwide sample. Methods: we have a tendency to used the National (Nationwide) inmate Sample information from 2005-2014 to spot patients hospitalized with a primary diagnosing of gastroparesis (ICD nine Code: 536.3) and a simultaneous diagnosing of OUD. we have a tendency to used Pearson chi-square analysis to check demographics, the freelance samples t-test to assess variations long of keep and value of care, and variable multivariate analysis to regulate for confounders. Results: s., of whom 4519 (3.1%) had a simultaneous diagnosing of OUD. The prevalence of OUD in gastroparesis doubled from two.1% in 2005 to four.3% in 2014. once adjusting for confounders, patients with OUD had bigger in-hospital mortality (adjusted odds magnitude relation two.7, ninety fifth confidence interval: two.1-3.5). Patients with OUD conjointly had considerably longer hospital stays and better prices. freelance predictors of OUD in patients with gastroparesis were younger age, female sex, alcohol use, depression, and health care insurance. Conclusion: OUD in patients with gastroparesis is related to bigger mortality and tending resource utilization.

Gastroparesis, opioid use disorder, healthcare cost and utilization project, national inpatient sample database


Catherine Abern. In individuals with gastroparesis, opioid use disorder is linked to higher mortality and morbidity Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology 2022.

Journal Info

  • Journal Name: Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • ISSN: 2832-4870
  • DOI: 10.52338/jjogastro
  • Short Name: JJOGASTRO
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Volume: 4 (2024)
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  • Acceptance to publication: 10 days


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