Search for dissertations about: "gastric accommodation"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words gastric accommodation.

  1. 1. Gastric electrical stimulation. Studies in patients with intractable nausea and vomiting

    Author : Stina Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gastric electrical stimulation; gastroparesis; gastroscopy; vomiting; gastric accommodation; drinking test; dyspepsia;

    Abstract : The most severe cases of gastroparesis are refractory to drugs. In the 1990s gastric electrical stimulation (GES) was introduced for treatment of nausea and vomiting in patients with diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis. The electrodes and neurostimulator are usually placed with laparoscopy. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Role of Gut Dysfunction and Nutritional Factors in Liver Cirrhosis

    Author : Evangelos Kalaitzakis; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; liver cirrhosis; malnutrition; gastrointestinal symptoms; health-related quality of life; food intake; energy expenditure; gastric accommodation; gastric barostat; insulin resistance; leptin; ghrelin; intestinal permeability;

    Abstract : Malnutrition is a common finding in patients with liver cirrhosis. Malnutrition has been shown to be associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Its pathogenesis remains unclear but both poor dietary intake and increased energy expenditure have been reported. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is an important clinical problem in cirrhotics. READ MORE