upper gastrointestinal tract


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upper gastrointestinal tract

The esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
See also: tract
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Upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy was performed within 7 days before the first study dose and at the 12-week assessment or at early termination if the patient withdrew.
In the study, all 2900 patients referred for diagnostic evaluation of the upper gastrointestinal tract were included.
To study the clinicopathological patterns of upper gastrointestinal tract carcinomas
Endoscopic and histologic findings in the upper gastrointestinal tract of children with Crohn's disease.
Background Acute upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding results in significant morbidity and mortality.
The initial examination revealed clots of blood around his nostrils, but when fresh blood was aspirated from the stomach, upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding was diagnosed.
Depomed's Acuform technology is designed to enable extended and controlled release of oral medications in the upper gastrointestinal tract for once-daily administration, improved treatment tolerability and enhanced compliance and efficacy.
Depomed formulates its products and product candidates with its proven, proprietary Acuform(R) drug delivery technology, which is designed to improve existing oral medications, allowing for extended, controlled release of medications to the upper gastrointestinal tract.
We are encouraged by the pharmacokinetic results observed in this study, as they indicate that DM-1992 may optimize the absorption of Levodopa in the duodenum, the area of the upper gastrointestinal tract where Levodopa is preferentially absorbed.
The product is an immediate release capsule that allows buprenorphine to be absorbed more efficiently from the upper gastrointestinal tract, offering an improved route of administration over currently available formulations.
Results of preclinical studies indicate that Depomed's formulations, developed using its proprietary AcuForm[TM] delivery technology, may optimize the absorption of Levodopa in the duodenum, the area of the upper gastrointestinal tract where Levodopa is preferentially absorbed.

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