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pyloric

 [pi-lor´ik]
pertaining to the pylorus or to the pyloric part of the stomach.
pyloric stenosis obstruction of the pyloric orifice of the stomach; it may be congenital, as in hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, or acquired, due to peptic ulceration or prepyloric carcinoma.

The initial symptom is vomiting, mild at first but becoming increasingly more forceful. It can occur both during and after feedings. Diagnosis may be confirmed by x-ray examination using a barium meal.

Treatment is usually surgical, involving longitudinal splitting of the muscle (pyloromyotomy).
Congenital pyloric stenosis. The abnormal narrowing of the opening of the pylorus causes episodes of projectile vomiting. From Frazier et al., 2000.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

py·lor·ic

(pī-lōr'ik),
Relating to the pylorus.
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pyloric

(pī-lôr′ĭk, pĭ-)
adj.
Of or relating to the pylorus.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

py·lor·ic

(pī-lōr'ik)
Relating to the pylorus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pyloric

of or relating to that end of the vertebrate stomach which opens into the intestine. The other end is called the cardiac area of the stomach.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Variable Median (range or absolute frequency) Age (year) 54 (27-80) Gender (female) 42 (40.8%) Tumor location 50 (48.5%) (pyloric antrum) HER-2 (positive) 28 (27.2%) TNM stage I-II/m/IV 20 (19.4%)/25 (24.3%)/58 (56.3%) Metastasis (yes) 58 (56.3%) RDW (%) 13.4 (11.5-32.7) WBC (g/L) 5.69 (3.03-12.81) MO (g/L) 0.42 (0.11-1.46) NLR 2.54 (1.00-32.28) CA125 (U/mL) 26.6 (4.0-4853.6) CA199 (U/mL) 11.9 (2.0-1200.0) CEA ([micro]g/L) 2.4 (0.5-12854.0) RDW+ NLR 0/1/2 38 (36.9%)/37 (35.9%)/28 (27.2%) Overall survival 8.9 (0.9-51.7) Progression-free survival 6.1 (0.9-51.7) RDW: red cell distribution width; NE: neutrophil; MO: monocyte; PDW: platelet distribution width; NLR: neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio; RDW + NLR: combination of red blood cell distribution width and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio.
Only one patient developed pyloric stenosis secondary to scar formation on the 45th day, and he underwent endoscopic radial incision (ERI).
Pyloric gland adenomas are soft-tan excrescences which have a thin stalk that is readily detached from the surface.
An orogastric tube was placed to low intermittent suction, and an upper gastrointestinal tract fluoroscopic examination was performed revealing a complete discontinuity between the stomach and duodenum, consistent with pyloric atresia (Figure 2).
Grade A esophagitis was determined, and loosening of the lower esophageal sphincter, antral gastritis, and pyloric stenosis to a degree that would not permit the passage of the endoscope were observed.
The oesophagus (middle portion), stomach (anterior and posterior) and liver were cross-sectioned, whereas the pyloric caeca and intestine were sectioned longitudinally.
Mostly the pyloric part of the abomasum is normally herniated in umbilical hernia in cow calves but presence of umbilical abomasal fistula is rare (Fubini and Ducharme, 2004).
Type 3 (CAVI mutation) is very rare, type 4 is the muscular type with pyloric stenosis, flat and striated muscle involvement, and serious arrhythmia.