distention


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the act of expanding by pressure from within

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Four hours later, she became acutely hypotensive with abdominal distention, peritoneal signs, and left flank pain.
The kit includes two 120mm disposable operative cannulas, a 17g Hip Distention Needle, 40cc Syringe, Guidewires, Switching Stick, Extended Length Banana Knife, and Skin Marker / Ruler.
Patients with diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal distention or perianal excoriation, having pH [less than or equal to] 5.
Abdominal crises in the form of abdominal pain with mild to moderate distention were much less frequent during her late 20s, occurring on an average twice annually.
Gastric distention is the most important trigger for TLESR.
Transvaginal ultrasound is then performed as saline is infused into the uterine cavity; the resulting distention of the uterus allows visualization of endometrial thickening and any other abnormal growth.
Loss of pancreatic function leads to poor weight gain, abdominal distention, rectal prolapse, and pale, bulky, and malodorous stools.
UltrastHystero has been shown to be safe and effective in providing temporary distention of the uterus to perform an ultrasound.
One patient had recurrent abdominal pain, and the other had abdominal distention and loose stool.
There was a significant difference in surgeon satisfaction with the use of mannitol as a bladder distention medium during intraoperative cystoscopy compared with normal saline infusion, oral phenazopyridine, or intravenous sodium fluorescein in an unblinded randomized trial of 130 women who underwent gynecologic surgery at a single institution.
The highest number of Russian tourists -- about 47 percent -- chose to head to Hurghada as their first distention, followed by Sharm el-Sheikh with 42 percent and finally Cairo with only 11 percent.
The most common adverse reactions were diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, vomiting, rash, stomatitis, decreased appetite, muscle spasms, dyspepsia, AST or ALT increase, nail disorder, dry skin, abdominal distention, epistaxis, weight decreased and urinary tract infection.
A 73-year-old male patient was admitted to the emergency room with abdominal distention and obstipation which had lasted for two days.
The most common adverse reactions associated with NERLYNX (>=5%) were diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, vomiting, rash, stomatitis, decreased appetite, muscle spasms, dyspepsia, AST or ALT increase, nail disorder, dry skin, abdominal distention, epistaxis, weight decreased and urinary tract infection, added the company.
Needles were placed at four specific points to evoke the "Deqi" sensation, or the feeling of soreness, numbness, distention, or radiating that shows effective needling.