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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It happened at school emptying time, while mothers were bringing their children out of school.
Gastric emptying time was defined as the absence of contrast material within the proventriculus and ventriculus on both fluoroscopic views or the presence of sufficient barium to highlight the rugal folds only.
Finally, peppermint tea is common and easily found and speeds the emptying time of the stomach.
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.
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.
Aprospective study linked obesity to faster gastric emptying time, higher fasted stomach volume, lower postprandial levels of the appetite -modifying hormone peptide tyrosine tyrosine, and higher postprandial levels of glucagonlike peptide--1, researchers reported in the March issue of Gastroenterology.
10] found that honey supplementation increased gastric emptying time in protein-energy malnutrition patients.
Results indicated that Y-U advancement flap pyloroplasty was superior to the transverse pyloroplasty in terms of simplicity, safety, maximal channel size with minimal operating time and better gastric emptying time.
Among the medical procedures where Tc-99m is used are: Lung Scintigraphy Tc-99m Pertechnetate for Meckel's scan; Tc-99m Labelled RBC's for Gastro-intestinal Bleeding, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastric Emptying Time (GET); Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis; Liver scan; Liver SPECT scan; Hepatobiliary; Renal Scintigraphy; DMSA Renal scan; DTPA Renal scan with In-Vitro Test; Diuretic Renal scan with In-Vitro Test; Captopril Pre and Post DTPA; Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) with in-Vitro test; Renal scan MAG 3; Renal SPECT scan; and Bone Scintigraphy.
One study in uncomplicated falciparum malaria showed that there was no alteration in gastric emptying time (4).
Following laparoscopic NF, gastric emptying time was found to be accelerated compared to preoperative times, further advocating NF for the improvement in GERD (Pacilli, Pierro, Lindley, Curry, & Eaton, 2008).
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.