To assess the severity of patient-reported gastroparesis symptoms, for use in clinical trials. Introduction The Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index (GCSI) is a validated tool for monitoring treatment induced changes in the symptoms of gastroparesis. Mo Small Bowel Rather Than Gastric Motility Parameters Correlate With Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptoms Index (GCSI) in Gastroparesis Patients.

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Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index (GCSI)

Search Bing for all related images. Patients with greater symptom severity, gasrroparesis rated by clinicians, reported greater symptom severity on the GCSI. Related Topics in Examination. Content is updated monthly with systematic literature reviews and conferences. See Also Page Contents Gastroparesis. Patient-rated symptom assessments are needed for evaluating the effectiveness of medical treatments and for monitoring outcomes in gastroparesis.

Significant relationships were observed between the clinician-assessed symptom severity and the GCSI total score, and significant associations were found between the GCSI scores and SF physical and mental component summary scores and restricted activity and bed disability days.

To summarize the development and measurement qualities of the Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index GCSIa new measure of gastroparesis-related symptoms. Academic Translation If you wish to translate the questionnaire: The GCSI was based on reviews of the medical literature, clinician interviews and patient focus groups.

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Clinicians independently rated the severity of the patients’ symptoms, and both clinicians and patients rated the change in gastroparesis-related symptoms over the 8-week study. Log in or Register for free Click the ‘Online distribution’ tab in the left menu bar and follow the instructions Tutorials are available on our FAQs.


Conditions to implement in electronic applications Please refer to the “Contact and conditions of use” tab. This paper summarizes the development and psychometric evaluation of a new instrument, the Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index GCSIfor assessing severity of symptoms associated with gastroparesis. For additional information on available translations of this instrument, or for a project involving new languages, please submit a request tutorials available on our FAQs.

References Revicki Qual Life Res 13 4: Indications Gastroparesis self-reported scale for monitoring symptoms. Internal consistency reliability was 0. A sample of patients with a documented diagnosis of gastroparesis participated in the psychometric evaluation study. Back Links pages that link to this page.

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The findings of this study indicate that the GCSI is a reliable and valid instrument for measuring the symptom severity in patients with gastroparesis. Bibliographic references of sympto Hebrew translation: Patient-based symptom assessments are necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of medical treatments for gastroparesis.

The GCSI consists of three sub-scales: Patients were recruited from seven clinical centres in the USA to participate in this observational study. Patients with greater symptom severity, as rated by clinicians, reported more symptom severity on GCSI total score.

Two week test retest reliability was 0. English for the USA. The GCSI is based on three subscales: Score each of the 9 symptom criteria on 0 None to 5 Very Severe Likert Scale Nausea or Vomiting score for each of the following 3 criteria Nausea Retching Vomiting Postprandial fullness or early satiety score for each of the following carsinal criteria Stomach Fullness Not able to finish a normal-sized meal Feeling excessively full after meals Loss of appetite Bloating score for each of the following 2 criteria Bloating Stomach visibly larger.

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Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index. Gastroenterology – Examination Pages. Students, physicians, clinical practice, not-funded academic users: Exclusive vendor for translation work for commercial users: Although access to this website is not restricted, the information found here is intended for use by medical providers. Related Bing Images Extra: Patients should address specific medical concerns with their physicians. No access fees are requested in this context. Basic description Contact and conditions of use Review copy Languages Online distribution E-versions Descriptive information Cadenas-ferme Content validity documentation Cadenas-ferme Measurement properties Cadenas-ferme References and websites Cadenas-ferme Last update: The author has selected Mapi as exclusive linguistic validation company to ensure the production of harmonized and consistent language versions.

To assess the severity cardina, patient-reported gastroparesis symptoms, for use in clinical trials. Development and validation of a patient-assessed gastroparesis symptom severity measure: Distributed by Mapi Research Trust.