Q) What is the mechanism of action of Octreotide in dumping syndrome ?
a) Acceleration of gastric emptying
b) Shortening of small bowel transit time
c) Inhibition of endocrine secretions
d) All the above
- Late dumping occurs 1 to 3 hours after a meal and is less common.
- The basic defect of late dumping is also rapid gastric emptying; however, it is related specifically to carbohydrates being delivered rapidly into the proximal intestine.