GASTROENTEROLOGY

Swallowing

Sep 7, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Swallowing

Objectives • Describe the oral and pharyngeal events taking place during a swallow. • Describe the pressures within the esophagus and oral stomach at rest and during a swallow. •…

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Motility of the Small Intestine

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Objectives • Compare the motility patterns of the small intestine during feeding and fasting. • Describe the functions of slow waves and spike potentials in regulating contractions of the small…

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Regulation: Nerves and Smooth Muscle

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Objectives • Understand the anatomy and functions of the enteric nervous system and its relationship with the parasympathetic and sympathetic systems. • Describe the anatomy and types of contractions of…

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Gastric Emptying

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Objectives • Describe the contractions of the orad and caudad regions of the stomach. • Explain the regulation of the contractile activity of the stomach, including the role of slow…

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II General Physical Examination

Jul 29, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on II General Physical Examination

PART II General Physical Examination A general look at the patient may be extremely useful in defining the cause, associated complications, or assist in the differential diagnosis. In the following…

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Intestines

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Applied Medicine Melena or black, tarry, and sticky stools with an offensive odor results from mild-upper GI bleeding. Fresh red blood passed per rectum is called hematochezia. Causes of Hematochezia…

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