abdominal pressure

ab·dom·i·nal pres·sure

pressure surrounding the bladder; estimated from rectal, gastric, or intraperitoneal pressure.

abdominal pressure

a sensation or application of pressure surrounding structures within the abdomen.

ab·dom·i·nal pres·sure

(ab-dom'i-năl presh'ŭr)
Pressure surrounding the bladder; estimated from rectal, gastric, or intraperitoneal pressure.

ab·dom·i·nal pres·sure

(ab-dom'i-năl presh'ŭr)
Pressure surrounding the bladder.
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Born at RAK Hospital, the doctors noted that the full-term baby had abdominal distension (elevated abdominal pressure and volume) and bilious vomiting.
Criterion for AV was sustained increase in abdominal pressure during voiding.
The abnormal flow and dilation may occur in cases of caval compression, which may be seen with increased abdominal pressure.
Records of adult patients (>18 years) who were in the ICU for more than 24 hours and were having their abdominal pressure monitored for clinical reasons were included in the study.
Respiratory volumes, flow rates, and esophageal and abdominal pressure (Pr) with stimulation of respiratory muscle groups alone and then together in various combinations.
Diaphragmatic motion appeared restricted as a result of the increased abdominal pressure, resulting in mild respiratory distress.
When the valves stop working as well as they should-which can be caused by heredity, abdominal pressure, increased pressure from prolonged standing, obesity, hormonal changes, aging, and a number of other factors-the blood pools in the vein, stagnating there and causing the vein to bulge or twist.
Increase in abdominal pressure then causes a descent of the urethra and bladder neck into the vagina.
Sugerman HJ, Windsor ACJ, Bessos MK, et al: Abdominal pressure, sagittal abdominal diameter and obesity comorbidity.
They included abdominal pressure, bloating, nausea, indigestion, gas, frequent urination, constipation or diarrhea, abnormal bleeding, shortness of breath, and unexpected weight gain or loss.
Laryngeal closure, reflex or voluntary, provides an increase in abdominal pressure for defecation and provides pressure-mediated stabilization of the thorax for lifting and other activities involving the arms and shoulders.
The vomiting associated with this disorder occurs when increased abdominal pressure forces gastric acid back up into the esophagus.