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epigastrium

[‚ep·ə′gas·trē·əm]
(anatomy)
(invertebrate zoology)
The ventral side of mesothorax and metathorax in insects.
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The study used ROME IV criteria for dyspepsia as 1 or more of the following 3 symptoms for 3 months within the initial 6 months of symptom onset: (1) post-prandial fullness, (2) early satiety, and (3) epigastric pain or burning9.
Epigastric pain and bloating were the most common presenting symptoms in both groups.
As intestinal obstruction was considered because of bilious vomiting and epigastric tenderness, a contrast-enhanced X-ray was not performed, and the patient was evaluated with abdominal US.
Incidence of PSI in present study was more at epigastric port which is in accordance with authors like Mumtaz KH Al-Naser.
The clinical examination revealed a huge palpable abdominal mass occupying most of the epigastric and right hypochondriac region.
A 23-year-old female patient presented with epigastric pain and retrosternal burns that continued intermittently for seven years.
Patients with symptomatic SAA can present with nausea and vague abdominal discomfort in the epigastric region or left upper quadrant, mimicking gastritis.[1] SAAs can be detected by imaging studies or endoscopic ultrasonography.[2] The rupture of a SAA is associated with severe abdominal pain and upper gastrointestinal bleeding in some cases.[3]
Generally, pain at the epigastric region or upper-left quadrant is experienced.
Airflow modulations were produced during singing with vibrato and also while bleating and with external epigastric pumping.
It was also found that she had dysphagia and epigastric fullness since 5 years.
Patients may present with different symptoms like bloating, anorexia, early satiety, epigastric discomfort.
In our case, we relied on fluoroscopy alone in achieving femoral access, which led to cardiac catheterization that was done entirely through the inferior epigastric artery, through unintentional puncture of the U-shaped portion of the inferior epigastric artery (IEA).