pain with abnormal OGD###34(12.4%, n=274)
of Percentage of Cases Cases Infected Male 124 19 15.32 Female 496 10 2.01 Total 620 29 4.67 Table 2 Site of Port Incidence of PSI % Umbilical port 0.80% Epigastric
port 3.87% 3rd port 0% 4th port 0% Table 3 Name of Study Incidence of PSI (%) Mir et al 6.7 Shindholimath et al 6.3 S.S Kumar et al 5.7 Den Hoed et al 5.3 Muhammad Naeem Taj 5.48 Mumtaz KH Al Naser 4.5 Present Study 4.67
However, the abdominal US showed a voluminous (18x10cm) heterogeneous mass located in the epigastric
region in front of the pancreas and pushing the left liver lobe anteriorly and laterally.
The patient may present with some or all of the upper GI obstruction symptoms, like bilious vomiting, nausea, epigastric
pain, early fullness and post prandial discomfort.1,5 The symptoms are temporarily relieved by knee to chest positioning of the body, or with Hayes maneuver in which pressure is applied below navel upward and towards the back causing the superior mesenteric artery to be lifted up.5
Patients with history suggestive of epigastric
pain syndrome, diabetes mellitus, not willing to leave smoking, drugs causing dysmotility like Domparidone, Itopride, pain medications and who had undergone gastric surgery were excluded from the study.
Sanchez and Helmy reported two cases of the perforation of the inferior epigastric
artery during cardiac catheterization.
These composite polypropylene/EPTFE hernia patches have been proved to be an effective solution for small umbilical, epigastric
, and ventral hernias with good long-term results and low recurrence rates [11-13].
A 28-year-old gentleman presented with complaints of malena, epigastric
pain, and generalized weakness for which he was evaluated and was found to have anemia and transfused with packed red blood cell.
A 15-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with progressive emesis and epigastric
pain for two days.
The inferior epigastric
artery usually arises from the external iliac artery.
A 37-year-old Caucasian male presented to an emergency department with worsening epigastric
pain of 4-day duration.
However, it is now apparent that FD is a number of syndromes, the epigastric
pain syndrome (bothersome epigastric
pain or epigastric
burning) and the postprandial distress syndrome (with bothersome postprandial fullness or early satiation) and there are wide-ranging symptoms and severity .