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empty

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In ammunition nomenclature, indicating that the munition does not contain a payload, but is designed to contain one at the time of final use.
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If the aim is to further reduce the amount of manual labour required, the big bags can also be automatically fed into and removed from the emptying station.
After measuring each patient's baseline gastric emptying halftime, they administered a 10-mg IV dose of metoclopramide and measured the gastric emptying half-time again.
A poor response, defined as a gastric emptying half-time decrease of less than 34%, was noted in 16% of the patients.
Singh suggested a gastric emptying half-time reduction of 50% or more as the guiding criterion for determining whether a patient is likely to have a good response to treatment with metoclopramide.
The initiation of Phase I studies is a significant step in the development of a mechanism-based therapeutic for the management of delayed gastric emptying," said Gordana Kosutic, M.
The new BreathID(TM) test provides highly reliable data for on-line gastric emptying testing.
The BreathID(TM) allows convenient practice and significant reduction of test duration - less than 2 hours for patients with normal gastric emptying compared to 4 hours for all patients when using IRMS (Isotopic Ratio Mass Spectometry), providing a tool to assess gastric emptying in clinical practice.
pylori breath test and the Gastric Emptying Rate test.
pylori breath test and Gastric Emptying Rate breath test quickly and accurately enable physicians to diagnose the cause of GI disorders.
pylori bacterium, and its new Gastric Emptying Rate test.