The Radiologic Evaluation of Gross CecalDistension: Emphasis ...

The risk of perforation was related more to duration of cecal distension than to absolute cecal size. Aggressive decompressive measures, including consideration ofcecostomy, appear warranted inpatients with gross cecal distension, especially when it is dilated out of proportion to the rest of the colon and ...



Distention Margie Petrakis, RN Respiratory Therapist Forbes Norris MDA/ALS Research Center California Pacific Medical Center Distension or that "gassy, bloaty feeling" is something we have all had, especially after a big holiday meal.


Benign Gaseous Distension of the Bowel in Premature Infants ...

12S 0361 -803X/92/1581-0125 © American Roentgen Ray Society We prospectively studied a nonrandomized group of all premature infants weighing less than 2000gatbirth who were admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit duringa 10-week Benign Gaseous Distension of the Bowel in Premature Infants ...


Role of Abdominal Distension

Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol. 156. pp. 1082–1091, 1997 Impairment of Lung and Chest Wall Mechanics in Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Role of Abdominal Distension


A10yearauditofantenatalultrasounddetectionof renaldisease

pelvicalyceal distension indicating dysplasia was identified in four fetuses. Of 78 fetuses with isolated pelvic with or without calyceal distension the outcome was completely normal in 59%



Another way to assess for distension is to percuss your patient's bladder, beginning over their symphysis pubis and working toward their umbilicus.


Prevalence of postoperative bladder distension and urinary ...

Prevalence of postoperative bladder distension and urinary retention detected by ultrasound measurement L. Lamonerie, E. Marret, A. Deleuze, N. Lembert, M. Dupont and F. Bonnet*


The Cause and Prevention of Post­

It is striking how the strength of thepattents IS mamtamedwhen they do not have to recover from abdominal distension as well as from the operation. It is quite common for nephrec­ tomypatientstobe upon the fifth day and be fully active on the tenth day.


Towards a better understanding of abdominal bloating and ...

REVIEW Towards abetter understanding of abdominal bloating and distension in functional gastrointestinal disorders L. A. HOUGHTON&P. J. WHORWELL Neurogastroenter ology Unit, Academic Division of Medicine and Surgery, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK Abstract Abdominal bloating is an ...


Evaluation of the Changes in the Shape and Location of the ...

Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal Evaluation of the Changes in the Shape and Location of the Prostate and Pelvic Organs Due to Bladder Filling and Rectal Distension M Lotfi 1, MH Bagheri 1, MA Mosleh-Shirazi 2, R Faghihi 3, M Baradaran-Ghahfarokhi 3, 4* 1 Medical Imaging Research Center and ...


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