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371 Possible Causes for Nocturnal Awakening, Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    BACKGROUND & AIMS: Colonic fermentation of carbohydrates is known to influence gastric and esophageal motility in healthy subjects. This study investigated the effects of colonic fermentation induced by oral administration of fructooligosaccharides (FOS) in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).[…][]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    The barium swallow showed a mildly dilated esophagus with tertiary contractions, delayed emptying of the esophagus, and a narrowed gastroesophageal junction ( Fig. 1 ).[] […] of barium with the patient in the recumbent position Antegrade and retrograde motion of barium in the esophagus secondary to uncoordinated, nonpropulsive, tertiary contractions[] […] pooling or stasis of barium in the esophagus when the esophagus has become atonic or non-contractile (a late feature in the disease) uncoordinated, non-propulsive, tertiary[]

  • Zenker Diverticulum

    The red arrow indicates extrinsic compression in the posterior wall of the thoracic esophagus at the top of the aortic arch together with multiple tertiary contractions in[] […] the distal third of the organ, which are compatible with an aging esophagus.[] At the Hospital Universitario de La Samaritana (HUS-Samaritan Teaching Hospital), an esophageal x-ray showed a diverticular formation 20mm x 17mm in the cervical esophagus[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract. When it affects the lower urinary tract it is known as a bladder infection (cystitis) and when it affects the upper urinary tract it is known as a kidney infection (pyelonephritis). Symptoms from a lower urinary tract infection[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Insomnia

    Thus, the presence of a long sleep latency, frequent nocturnal awakenings, or prolonged periods of wakefulness during the sleep period or even frequent transient arousals[] […] for patients who have difficulty falling asleep to also have nocturnal awakenings with difficulty returning to sleep.[] awakenings, or early morning awakenings with an inability to return to sleep. 6 Older adults report primarily, although not exclusively, difficulty in maintaining sleep.[]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Menopause

    awakenings).[] […] cycles and menstrual flow, the menopausal transition is typically marked by the presence of vasomotor symptoms, such as hot flushes and night sweats (hot flushes causing nocturnal[]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Acute Cystitis

    A Panel of International Experts was convened by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in collaboration with the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) to update the 1999 Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection Guidelines by the IDSA. Co-sponsoring organizations include the[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Depression

    "Hopelessness" redirects here. For the album by Anohni, see Hopelessness (album). Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity. It can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, motivation, feelings, and sense of well-being. It may feature sadness, difficulty in thinking and concentration and a significant[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Atopy

    Atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) is defined as a chronic keratoconjunctivitis associated with atopic dermatitis, but severe progressive keratoconjunctivitis as a sole manifestation of atopy also may occur. The authors report three patients with a longstanding history of chronic conjunctivitis with bilateral pannus[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Food Allergy

    Worldwide, 8 and 2% of children and adults, respectively, suffer from food allergy. Cow’s milk, egg, peanut, soy, wheat, fish, shellfish and tree nuts are responsible for the majority of allergic reactions to foods. Allergic reactions to food can occur by a variety of immune mechanisms including: IgE-mediated;[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus

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