Fundal dysaccommodation in functional dyspepsia: head-to-head comparison between the barostat and three-dimensional ultrasonographic technique
- Gastric sensitivity and reflexes: basic mechanisms underlying clinical problems. Azpiroz, Fernando; Feinle-Bisset, Christine; Grundy, David; Tack, Jan // Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2014, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p206
Both reflex and sensory mechanisms control the function of the stomach, and disturbances in these mechanisms may explain the pathophysiology of disorders of gastric function. The objective of this report is to perform a literature-based critical analysis of new, relevant or conflicting...
- The Evolution of Stomach Acidity and Its Relevance to the Human Microbiome. Beasley, DeAnna E.; Koltz, Amanda M.; Lambert, Joanna E.; Fierer, Noah; Dunn, Rob R. // PLoS ONE;7/29/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p1
Gastric acidity is likely a key factor shaping the diversity and composition of microbial communities found in the vertebrate gut. We conducted a systematic review to test the hypothesis that a key role of the vertebrate stomach is to maintain the gut microbial community by filtering out novel...
- stomach aches. // Good Health (Australia Edition);Apr2010, p20
The article offers tips on how to treat stomach aches temporarily such as putting hot water bottle or heated wheat bag on the stomach and drinking licorice tea after meals for indigestion.
- Sirenomelia: a review on embryogenic enviromental theories, novel three-dimensional ultrasound imaging and first trimester diagnosis in a case of mosaic 69,XXX/46,XX fetus. Gabriele, Tonni; Gianpaolo, Grisolia // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Jul2013, Vol. 288 Issue 1, p3
Purpose: Sirenomelia is caused by atrophy of the lower extremities that is commonly associated with gastrointestinal and urogenital malformations. Methods: Embryogenic environmental theories and systematic review of the literature are reported. Results: Genetic basis of the condition has been...
- DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF NONULCER DYSPEPSIA. Greenwald, David A. // Cortlandt Forum;03/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p187
Focuses on the diagnosis and management of nonulcer dyspepsia. Signs and symptoms; Effects on quality of life; Diagnosis; Subtypes of the disease; Etiology.
- indigestion. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1180
A reference entry for the term "indigestion" which means incomplete digestion is presented.
- AGE THRESHOLD FOR ENDOSCOPY AND RISK OF MISSING UPPER GI MALIGNANCY: DATA FROM THE SCOTTISH AUDIT OF GASTRIC AND OESOPHAGEAL CANCER. Salmon, C.A.; Park, K.G.M.; Rapson, T.; Phull, P.S. // Gut;Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA26
Introduction: BSG suggest that it may be possible to increase the age threshold for endoscopy from 45 to 55 years in patients with uncomplicated dyspepsia. Patients with 'alarm' symptoms would still undergo an urgent endoscopy. However, there is only limited evidence quantifying the risk of...
- Prevalence of asymptomatic endoscopic lesions of the upper gastrointestinal tract: preliminary results of the loiano-monghidoro population study. Zagari, R.; Pozzato, P.; Martuzzi, C.; Ricciardielo, L.; Lunedei, V.; Di Marco, M.; De Luca, L.; Maltoni, S.; Fuccio, L.; Casanova, S.; Fiocca, R.; D'Errico, A.; Cioffi, G.; Panuccio, D.; Grigioni, W.; Roda, E.; Bazzoli, F. // Gut;Sep2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 51, pA32
Background: Data on the prevalence of endoscopic lesions of the UGI tract in asymptomatic subjects are lacking. Aim: To evaluate the prevalence of endoscopic lesions of the UGI tract and their association with dyspeptic symptoms in the general population. Methods: In the frame of the ongoing...
- Forbidden fruit. Merrill, M. Reed // Cortlandt Forum;9/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p53
Presents a medical case involving a boy suffering from bellyache. Initial diagnosis of acute appendicitis; Medical examination conducted; Boy's confession of eating 13 green apples.