hypomotility


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hypomotility

[¦hī·pō·mō′til·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Decreased motility, especially of the gastrointestinal tract.
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Esophageal hypomotility is caused by the involvement of the lower two-thirds of the esophagus in 20 to 95% of patients with scleroderma.
Multiple mechanisms are responsible for drug induced diarrhea such as hypermotility, bacterial overgrowth secondary to hypomotility, disruption of water and electrolyte transport and mucosal damage of the small and large bowel (8, 9).
Considerable caution should be advised before OsmoPrep is used in patients with severe renal insufficiency, congestive heart failure, ascites, unstable angina, gastric retention, ileus, acute obstruction or pseudo-obstruction of the bowel, severe chronic constipation, bowel perforation, acute colitis, toxic megacolon, gastric bypass or stapling surgery, or hypomotility syndrome.
Mok and Wong (3) reported the coexistence of small bowel hypomotility and ureterohydronephrosis in 12 of 18 patients with intestinal pseudo-obstruction.
The Company is also developing EX-1314, an oral drug for the treatment of GI hypomotility disorders including type 1 diabetic gastroparesis.
Considerable caution should be advised before OSMOPREP Tablets are used in patients with severe renal insufficiency, congestive heart failure, ascites, unstable angina, gastric retention, ileus, acute obstruction or pseudo-obstruction of the bowel, severe chronic constipation, bowel perforation, acute colitis, toxic megacolon, gastric bypass or stapling surgery, or hypomotility syndrome.
3) Other risk factors that predispose patients to magnesium poisoning in the absence of renal dysfunction include small-bowel hypomotility, adrenocortical insufficiency, hyperparathyroidism, hypothyroidism, and receiving concomitant lithium therapy.
In the remaining cases, chronic inflammation, gallbladder hypomotility, and bile duct oufflow obstruction are factors that lead to mucosal ulceration.
21,22) In advanced diabetic gastropathy, pylorospasm and antral hypomotility have been seen.
We hypothesize that the intrinsic gallbladder hypomotility, coupled with cholesterol gallstones' ability to reduce contractility, (13) produced pressure necrosis on the wall of the unhealthy gallbladder, which led to the formation of the CGF with migration of the stone after the acute episode of cholecystitis.
VISICOL Tablets are not to be used in patients with congestive heart failure, ascites, unstable angina pectoris, gastric retention, ileus or acute obstruction or pseudo-obstruction, severe chronic constipation, bowel perforation, acute colitis, toxic megacolon or hypomotility syndrome.