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Intestinal Stasis


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  • Ochsner,2 of Chicago, calls attention to the fact that "every author of note, from Hippocrates to the present day, who has written a treatise on medicine, has insisted on the importance of preventing an abnormal accumulation of excrement in the large[abebooks.com]
  • The story is carried up to the present and demonstrates that many of constipation therapies of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are continuing into the twenty-first.[books.google.com]
  • If a blockage is present carrying out any of the aforementioned can cause the blockage to move to a smaller and more difficult to reach part of the intestinal tract.[binkyabout.com]
  • In 52 hours a good part of the bismuth was still present in the colon with the first diet, but only traces remained of the other.[colon.yodelout.com]
  • Hemorrhoids are believed to be present to some degree in nearly half of all people over the age of 50. Benign Tumors are reported to be present in one-third of all autopsies performed on patients over the age of 20.[lightparty.com]
Epilepsy
  • The more usual forms may be considered under the headings: (a) the general phenomena observed in cases of severe constipation; (b) epilepsy or eclampsia; and (c) psychoses.[books.google.de]
  • Damage to the nervous system by toxins can be diagnosed as epilepsy. Rheumatic aches and pains. Blood pressure may be raised or lowered. Breasts show degenerative changes. Cancer develops in this condition of the breast.[rethinkingcancer.org]
  • .), pathological changes in the breasts, premature senility, epilepsy, and many other serious and debilitating problems.[lightparty.com]
Fever
  • Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Case 3-2019: A 70-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Progressive Encephalopathy Caplacizumab Treatment for Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Randomized[nejm.org]
  • In fevers intestinal stasis is of frequent occurrence. Suggested causes are the bland character of the food and lessened amount of intestinal juice as a result of both diet and the fever, which impairs secretory activity.[colon.yodelout.com]
Collapse
  • At one end of the series there is simple headache ; at the other coma, convulsions and collapse.[books.google.de]
  • Organs collapse because of the wasting of muscle fibre. Kidneys can be affected by the abnormal strain thrown upon them, and the resultant diseases can be grouped under the term "Bright's disease."[rethinkingcancer.org]
Anemia
  • He postulated that absorption of a poison from the stagnant bowel contents above the stricture was responsible for the anemia.[annals.org]
Choking
  • The capillaries also become choked or blocked and clogged up, as the result of the earthy matter accumulated in the system.[books.google.de]
Palpitations
  • […] mucous membrane of the colon), excess of uric acid (in the urine), renal colic (severe pains caused by any obstruction, frequently “stone,” in the tubular canal leading from the kidney to the bladder), difficulty in passing water and irregularity and palpitation[colon.yodelout.com]
Ptosis
  • Jones,48 of Portland, Oregon, says that "fifty per cent, of all people possess the general asthenic type of build," that "within this type. .. lies. .. the potentiality for general body weakness which determines. .. the morbid symptoms attributed to ptosis[flipkart.com]
Purpura
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Headache
  • At one end of the series there is simple headache ; at the other coma, convulsions and collapse.[books.google.de]
  • Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Case 3-2019: A 70-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Progressive Encephalopathy Caplacizumab Treatment for Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Randomized[nejm.org]
  • On the other hand when too little food is eaten because the patient has no appetite as is generally the case in neurasthenic individuals (suffering from nerve exhaustion, insomnia, intense nervous irritability, headache, feeling of constriction in the[colon.yodelout.com]
  • […] weakened immune system, which can lead directly to such common ill-health conditions as chronic fatigue and body weakness, nervousness, depression and mood swings, skin disruptions such as acne and eczema, ulcers and other gastro-intestinal disorders, headaches[lightparty.com]
Neglect
  • Hurst says in some such cases this family tendency is the result of neglecting to educate the children in regular habits or of injudiciously dosing them with purgatives.[colon.yodelout.com]
Insomnia
  • On the other hand when too little food is eaten because the patient has no appetite as is generally the case in neurasthenic individuals (suffering from nerve exhaustion, insomnia, intense nervous irritability, headache, feeling of constriction in the[colon.yodelout.com]
Vertigo
  • […] neurasthenic individuals (suffering from nerve exhaustion, insomnia, intense nervous irritability, headache, feeling of constriction in the head, pain in the back, exhaustion after slight exertion, excessive sensibility to noises, irregular heart action, vertigo[colon.yodelout.com]
Encephalopathy
  • Haug Browse recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Case 3-2019: A 70-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Progressive Encephalopathy Caplacizumab Treatment for Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Randomized[nejm.org]

Workup

Treatment

  • Description Symptoms Prevention / Treatment Description GI (gastro intestinal) stasis - also known as gut stasis or ileus - occurs when the rabbit's digestive system literally shuts down.[bunnyhugga.com]
  • The Non-Surgical Treatment of Intestinal Stasis and Constipation I. The Importance Of Intestinal Stasis.[abebooks.com]
  • Failure to act can be fatal and veterinary treatment is essential for survival. Your vet will prescribe pain medication such as Metacam. Syringe feeding is essential to ensuring your rabbit does not starve.[binkyabout.com]
  • The operative treatment of chronic intestinal stasis. The investigation of chronic intestinal stasis by the x-rays, by Alfred C. Jordan.- The bacterio-chemistry of the small intestine, by Nathan Mutch.[archive.org]
  • The Non-surgical Treatment Of Intestinal Stasis. Considering diseases in general, the question of treating any one case...[flipkart.com]

Prognosis

  • Ultrasonography or computed tomography showing characteristic changes in a patient who uses little or no alcohol confirms the diagnosis. 24 CLINICAL FEATURES, COURSE, AND PROGNOSIS Most patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease are asymptomatic.[aafp.org]

Etiology

  • Explore these free sample topics: -- The first section of this topic is shown below -- Basics Description Malabsorption syndrome (MAS) of unknown/infectious etiology occurring primarily in patients in the tropics and subtropics: diagnosis likely if ([unboundmedicine.com]
  • However, because bacterial overgrowth can mimic other malabsorptive disorders (eg, Crohn disease ) and adverse effects of the antibiotics can worsen symptoms of diarrhea, establishing a definitive etiology is preferred.[merckmanuals.com]
  • Melanosis coli: the etiologic significance of the anthracene laxatives: a report of forty-one cases. JAMA 1933;101:1–6. Google Scholar 13. Stewart MJ, Hickman EM. Observations on melanosis coli. J Pathol Bact 1931;34:61–72.[link.springer.com]
  • Sometimes an empiric trial of antibiotics and/or pancreatic enzymes is warranted because pancreatic exocrine insufficiency and bacterial overgrowth may be the etiology.[journal.diabetes.org]
  • Causes The etiologies (causes) for gastroparesis are extensive and varied.[rarediseases.org]

Epidemiology

  • System(s) affected: gastrointestinal, hematologic, lymphatic, immunologic Epidemiology Incidence Predominant sex: male female Rarely fatal but can be unremitting Risk Factors Infectious source likely (viruses, parasites, or bacteria) Indigenous populations[unboundmedicine.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Etiology and Pathophysiology Multifactorial-possible infectious agent, including persistent overgrowth of the small intestine by enteric pathogens after a bout of traveler’s diarrhea Invasive pathogens cause enterocyte damage in the small intestine, which[unboundmedicine.com]
  • Delayed gastric emptying contributes to poor blood glucose control and may be the first indication that a patient is developing gastroparesis. 4 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY The delayed gastric emptying in patients with gastroparesis is thought to be caused primarily[aafp.org]
  • Visceral perceptions, pathophysiology of functional dyspepsia Gut. 2002;51(Supplement 1):i63-i66. McCallum RW, George SJ. Gastric dysmotility and gastroparesis. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2001;4(2):179-191. Tseng M, Sadler D, Wong J, et al.[rarediseases.org]

Prevention

  • Description Symptoms Prevention / Treatment Description GI (gastro intestinal) stasis - also known as gut stasis or ileus - occurs when the rabbit's digestive system literally shuts down.[bunnyhugga.com]
  • Inner Hygiene explores the serious health threat of constipation, and discusses the extraordinary variety of preventive and curative measures that have been developed to save people from the toxic effects of intestinal regularity.[books.google.com]
  • I am taking measures to prevent it. What I am doing anybody can do. It is not a matter of money. It is a matter only of forethought and forbearance."[rethinkingcancer.org]
  • Ochsner,2 of Chicago, calls attention to the fact that "every author of note, from Hippocrates to the present day, who has written a treatise on medicine, has insisted on the importance of preventing an abnormal accumulation of excrement in the large[abebooks.com]
  • This enables it to reach the lower intestine where it is converted into lactic acid and so prevents the putrefaction to which modern science has traced a great number of the maladies of both infants and adults.[books.google.de]

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