epigastric


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ep·i·gas·tric

(ep'i-gas'trik),
Relating to the epigastrium.

epigastric

[-gas′trik]
Etymology: Gk, epi, above, gaster, stomach
pertaining to the epigastrium, the area above the stomach.

epigastric

adjective Referring to the body region between the costal margins and the subcostal plane

ep·i·gas·tric

(ep'i-gas'trik)
Relating to the epigastrium.
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e: endoscope; EPI: epigastric port (arrows show that a single port can be used for both nephrectomies); RIF: right iliac fossa; LIF: left iliac fossa.
Median, V-shaped projection present near epigastric furrow; anterior genitalic process wide, occupying most of epigastric scutum.
Abdominal pain was severe and localized to epigastric region without any radiation.
Of note is the fact that the only feature suggestive of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in our patient was the epigastric tenderness on abdominal examination.
Patient was pale and continued to complain of epigastric tenderness.
On follow-up, 17 of 19 patients had chronic, recurrent symptoms of epigastric pain, dyspepsia, nausea, anorexia, reflux, and bloating that lasted 3 months to more than 12 months.
The surgery, called Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flap procedure, uses skin from the tummy to reconstruct a woman's breasts after mastectomy to prevent breast cancer, following breast removal for cancer.
Because this represents the non-dominant blood supply to infraumbilical tissue, vascularization via the superior epigastric artery may need to be increased to improve outcomes in patients who are obese, smoke, or have a history of prior radiation.
caudatus in having anteriorly arising, basally contiguous, distally divergent epigynal teeth, distinct anterior margin of atrium, and broad spermathecae, but can be distinguished by relatively short epigynal teeth that extend less than halfway to epigastric furrow and spermathecae that extend parallel anteriorly (Figs.
Postprandial distress syndrome includes one or more symptoms of bothersome postprandial fullness and early satiation, while epigastric pain syndrome includes unexplained epigastric pain and/or burning.
Two 5-mm midquadrant ports are placed under direct vision, each lateral to the respective epigastric arteries and slightly below the level of the umbilicus.