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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My study is not funded I am a non-commercial user I do not receive specific inrex for my study I intend to use the questionnaire in individual clinical practice or research study. If you do not receive specific funding for your study, you may download the questionnaire directly:. 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.

References Revicki Qual Life Res 13 4: The findings of this study indicate that the GCSI is a reliable and valid instrument for measuring the symptom severity in patients with 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.


The GCSI was based on reviews of the medical literature, patient focus groups, and interviews with clinicians. Related links to external sites from Bing.

Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index (GCSI)

Exclusive licensor for e-versions of the questionnaire: English for the USA. Already a subscriber Login. Please log in or sign up. Internal consistency reliability was 0. If you do not receive specific funding for your study, you may download the questionnaire directly: Search other sites for ‘Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index’.

Indications Gastroparesis self-reported scale for monitoring symptoms.

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GCSI – Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index

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. Commercial Users Exclusive vendor for translation work for commercial users: The GCSI is based on three subscales: Exclusive vendor for translation work for commercial users: Patient-rated symptom assessments are needed for evaluating the effectiveness of medical treatments and for monitoring outcomes in gastroparesis.

Back Links pages that link to this page. 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 4 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.


Patients with greater symptom severity, as rated by clinicians, reported more symptom severity on GCSI total score. 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: If your study is funded, or if you haven’t found your translation in the Languages menu, please submit your request online.

To assess the severity of patient-reported gastroparesis symptoms, for use in clinical trials. Patients should address specific medical concerns with their physicians.

Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index

Gastroenterology – Examination Pages. A sample of patients with a documented diagnosis of gastroparesis participated in the psychometric evaluation study. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible. The internal consistency reliability was 0.

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