orogastric


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orogastric

pertaining to the mouth and stomach.

orogastric intubation
passing a stomach tube via the mouth. The tube is of rubber or plastic. To avoid having the animal chew it there is a preference for a nasogastric tube. If it is passed per os, it is standard practice to use a mouth gag.
orogastric tube
see orogastric intubation (above).
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Serial blood samples were obtained at 15, 30, 60, 120, 180, and 240 min, every 2 hr for 12 hr, and at 24 hr after orogastric BPA administration (experiment 2).
On hospital day 3, tube feedings were started using the orogastric tube that had been inserted in the emergency department.
An attempt to aspirate ventricular contents by orogastric intubation was unsuccessful, but the bird vomited a large volume of fetid brown fluid immediately after the procedure.
I always ask the anesthetist to pass a nasogastric or an orogastric tube to make sure that when I pass my first trocar, I'm not going to find myself right inside the stomach," he noted.
The infant was unable to suck and was, therefore, placed on orogastric tube feedings.
Rapinex 40mg may be administered once per day through nasogastric or orogastric tubes currently in place, while IV cimetidine is administered by continuous infusion.
25 mg/ml for a dosage of 25 mg/kg BW, whereafter the extracts and compounds were administered as single doses to the rats via orogastric gavage.
The appropriate dose of CsA was administered by gavage, using an orogastric stainless steel animal feeding tube.
The presence of an orogastric tube, endotracheal tube and other items necessary for the monitoring and management of a critically ill patient complicates the procedure.
The existence of this problem makes it unsafe for patients to take medications or nutrition by mouth and necessitates that patients receive medications and nutrition by nasogastric or orogastric tube.
An orogastric tube was passed to empty the stomach.