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What is gastric analysis?

Gastric analysis is used to evaluate gastric secretory function and to identify Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Studies are commonly performed in patients with hypergastrinemia to distinguish achlorhydria (appropriate hypergastrinemia commonly due to medication therapy or pernicious anemia) from Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (inappropriate hypergastrinemia).

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