emptying time

emptying time

the time taken for stomach contents to be passed into the duodenum; influenced by gastric motility and activity of the pyloric sphincter.
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In this study, we observed an inverse relation with GCS and emptying time (patients with low GCS had increased GET) indicating the role of coma (CNS dysfunction) in the control of gut function.
After single daily subcutaneous administration of RM-131, gastric emptying time was significantly reduced by up to 55% in the single ascending dose study, and by up to 50% in the multiple ascending dose study.
The acid-stable emulsion had a half emptying time of about 3 hours whereas the acid-unstable one had a half emptying time of about one hour.
After the model shape became definitive we effected calculations of the filling time (Procast, 2008) of the device, and calculations on the emptying time, and also on the filling of a collecting ladle.
Finally, peppermint tea is common and easily found and speeds the emptying time of the stomach.
Waste transport is carried out unit management contract, where the unit is collecting means emptying time.
All eight of the Big Belly Bins will only be needed to be emptied twice per week, meaning 16 collections in total saving nearly 11 hours of emptying time per week for waste services and will save approximately PS732 per year in bag costs for Broadgate alone.
The results from the Uni-E4 trial demonstrate that, when compared to insulin glargine, Uni-E4 can effectively decrease the body weight of diabetes patients through suppressing the appetite and prolonging gastrointestinal emptying time.
p Capsule is a wireless, ingestible medical device - about the size of a large vitamin pill - that measures pressure and pH, gastric emptying time, combined small and large bowel transit time, and total transit time.
The glucoregulatory activities include enhancing glucose-dependent insulin synthesis from pancreatic beta cells, decreasing glucagon production, and slowing gastric emptying time.
However, Aloes are not known to affect gastric emptying time (Shelton, 1991).
8) Health-related quality of life (HRQOL), measured by an investigator-derived independent outcome score (IDIOMS score), (8) and gastric emptying time for liquids (after 1 and 2 hours) (9) and for solids (after 2 and 4 hours) (9) was used to evaluate objective manifestations of their illness.