gastric erosion


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gastric erosion

Minor damage to the stomach lining causing areas with many fine, superficial bleeding points. Gastric erosion is the first stage in the development of a stomach ulcer. It is caused by local irritants such as alcohol and aspirin, but is also a feature of severe stress, blood infection (SEPTICAEMIA) and large burns.
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When the Angelchik prosthesis was first implemented over 30 years ago, gastric erosion was estimated to have occurred in 0.
After primary LAGB, twenty-eight patients had regained the weight over variable period of time, six failed to reduce the weight significantly, one had migration of the band and one had gastric erosion.
If there is evidence of associated gastric erosion or similar acute conditions, eradication of the organism with antibiotics was recommended.
Helicobacter pylori infection, glandular atrophy and intestinal metaplasia in superficial gastritis, gastric erosion, erosive gastritis, gastric ulcer and early gastric cancer.
Patient had further episodes of hematemesis, an upper GI endoscopy revealed Gastric Erosion.
Their success in treating nonresponders with prednisolone infusion suggests that IVIG-resistant patients with Kawasaki disease may not require steroid pulse therapy, which has been associated with an increased risk of coronary aneurysm rupture, hypertension, seizures, and gastric erosion in this group (Clin.
She had suffered a cardiac arrest due to peritonitis - inflammation of the membrane that lines the abdomen - and perforated gastric erosion - a break in the lining of the stomach.
Enteric coated aspirin preparations developed to attenuate local gastric erosion and minimize this side effect are preferred for long term use in patients on low dose aspirin therapy.
Gastric erosion and ulceration into both the aorta and pericardium from the intra-thoracic portion of the stomach has been reported post oesophagectomy.
pylori in relation to endoscopic findings was highest (100%) in patients with duodenitis (1/1), gastric cancer (GC) (4/4) and gastric erosion (5/5), as they were all positive for the organism.
Even the prevalence of gastric erosions, which should also be affected by the overuse of proton pump inhibitors, increased--from 2.