gastrointestinal tract

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Gulp explores the alimentary canal, moving like a bolus of food from mouth to stomach to lower gastrointestinal tract.
Sirenomelia is a fatal condition characterized by the fusion of the lower extremities, single umbilical artery, and severe malformations of the genitourinary and lower gastrointestinal tract.
This condition is most often associated with carcinoma of the lower gastrointestinal tract, "although the tumors tend to be less aggressive than they are with Gardner syndrome," Dr.
This suggests that an extra coating of POPL could be readily broken down by bile salts commonly found in the lower gastrointestinal tract.
This may underline the need for a release of PO in the lower gastrointestinal tract to ensure both efficacy and clinical tolerance, as e.
Progressive hypotension developed, resistant to resuscitation efforts with intravenous fluids and corticosteroids, and later massive bleeding from the nose, mouth, and upper and lower gastrointestinal tract occurred.
We describe the case of a man with extra intestinal Crohn's disease that was marked by quiescent involvement of the lower gastrointestinal tract and florid involvement of the nasal cavity, supraglottic structures, glottis, and skin.
These cover the anatomy and physiology of the lower gastrointestinal tract, effects of ageing, the assessment of anal function, the pathophysiological mechanisms leading to faecal incontinence and the management of faecal incontinence.