distention


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the act of expanding by pressure from within

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During this time, there was gradual bowel distention, suggesting a recurrent bowel obstruction (Figure 3).
In adults, ileus is a far more common postoperative morbidity, presenting with symptoms similar to obstruction, including nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, and obstipation (13).
Is our grand rounds speaker able to appreciate jugular venous distention, an S3, a precordial knock?
The patient was asymptomatic except for abdominal distention, and we could not find any disorder that might be the cause of this massive bladder distention.
40% of the patients presented with symptomatic hypoglycemia, 33% presented with abdominal distention and 20% presented with hepatomegaly (Table 1).
On the second postoperative day, patient presented fever, nausea and vomiting, abdominal distention, generalized abdominal pain with bowel movement alterations.
This curette is designed with much longer cutting edges r and a closed-face blade for fine finishing with minimal tissue distention, allowing efficient access to root concavities, base of the pocket and furcations of periodontally involved teeth with better adaptation.
After a challenge he went on a treadmill to ease the pain of digestive distention.
In all, 90% (110 of 122) of attempted fibroid resections were successful with use of a conventional hysteroscope, glycine for uterine distention, and a local anesthetic, Dr.
Dry fecal material may gradually accumulate until it causes enough distention to create pain and colic.
Once the recruitment and distention of the pulmonary vessels has maximized, this situation will lead to an imbalance of the pressures governing the movement of fluid across the capillary endothelium.
It begins with overviews of the normal cardiovascular system, examination, cardiac radiography, electrocardiography, and echocardiography, followed by clinical manifestations and management of problems like murmurs, cardiomegaly, cough, respiratory difficulty, jugular vein distention or pulsations, abdominal distention, abnormal heart rate or rhythm, syncope, heart failure, arrhythmias, congenital diseases, acquired valve diseases, myocardial and pericardial diseases, hypertension, and heartworm, and evaluation techniques, investigative procedures, diagnosis, and medical and surgical options and methods, with many images.
The man, who was employed at a private hospital, carried out cosmetic surgery on the women who were obese and wanted to have their abdominal distention reduced, Al-Eqtisadiah newspaper reported.
Gas from bacterial metabolism and digestive products causes further distention.