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  • Essay On Intussusception

    Intussusception is an important cause of acute abdomen in the pediatric emergency department. Children between the age group 6 months to 3 years of age present with recent onset of pain abdomen and vomiting (1). Intussusception was considered adverse prognosis previously with fatal outcomes in the past. Prompt diagnosis and effective treatment has lead to better management in the present time (2). In this article, we review the role of ultrasound (US) in the diagnosis of intussusception and its influence on the management. The clinical symptoms of intussusception are inconclusive in more half of the cases. Correlation between clinical and radiological findings have been reported only in approximately 55% of cases (1–8). US is highly accurate in the diagnosis of intussusception with a sensitivity of 98%–100% and a specificity of 88%–100% (1,5,7,10). These reasons and the high level of patient comfort and safety and the ability to arrive at alternative…

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  • Small Bowel Intersection Case Study Conclusion

    is surgery to remove part of the small bowel. The small bowel, also called the small intestine, is the top part of the intestines. It is part of the digestive system. When food leaves the stomach, it goes into the small bowel. Most food is then absorbed into the body. A small bowel resection may be needed if the small bowel becomes blocked or harmed by disease. One type of procedure is called an open resection. This means the surgeon will make a long incision to open your abdomen for the…

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  • The Gastrointestinal System In The Human Body

    The duodenum then connects to the jejunum at the duodenoljejunal junction, and the jejunum begins at the ligament of Treitz. The jejunum occupies about two fifths of the small intestine and has a wider and thicker wall than the ileum. The ileum is the longest section of the small intestine, measuring approximately thirteen feet. It extends from the jejunum to the ileo-cecal valve where the small intestine joins the large intestine. The large intestine (colon) is about five feet, and measures…

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  • Digestive System Midgut

    stomach into two parts: anterior and posterior chambers. The anterior chamber serves as a gastric mill, and muscles in this chamber helps the wall of the stomach to move easily. The presence of cuticular tooth-like structures in the chamber functions for the grinding of the food. The posterior chamber serves as a ballows with a sieve in it. Normally, food passes dorsally over the sieve which is composed of uniformly spaced cuticular hairs. Both liquid and solid particles less than 1 µm can pass…

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  • Essay On Human Digestive System

    form that the body can absorb and use. The throat is the next destination for the food you have eaten. The food is than pushed down through the esophagus, is a muscular tube extending from the pharynx to the stomach. After passing from the esophagus, the food reaches the stomach. The stomach has muscular walls. It’s also the mixer and grinder. The stomach secretes acid and enzymes to continue to break down the food. The gastric acid inside the stomach also helps to kill the bacteria and…

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  • Human Digestion System Essay

    Teeth are important in the human digestion system. Teeth help to ingest and digest the food. The main function of teeth is to crush food into smaller surface area. This is necessary, as it will create a larger surface area for the enzymes to work on the food (in-text citation). There are 4 types of teeth: incisors, canines, premolars and molars. There are 4 incisors, 2 canines, 4 premolars and 4 molars on both the upper and lower jaw. The arrangement of each type of tooth is shown on Fig.1…

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  • Abdominoplasty Research Paper

    (abdominoplasty) is a surgical procedure that is designed to improve the appearance of the abdomen. Dr. John Michael Thomassen frequently performs tummy tucks for residents in and around Fort Lauderdale, Fla. During an abdominoplasty, Dr. Thomassen tightens the muscles of the abdominal wall, he also removes excess fat and unnecessary skin from the abdomen. Sometimes, during a tummy tuck, Dr. Thomassen also performs liposuction. Reasons the Abdomen Becomes Less Tone Various factors contribute…

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  • Appendicitis Essay

    Along with the different functions that follow while food is being digested into the body. Among the many things that the digestive system has to offer it also has it’s not so good perks like symptoms & disorders. I have chosen to research about how an infected appendix can affect anybody without a single warning. I will also discuss how it affected a very well-known solo artist and his ordeal behind his Appendicitis. The Digestive System is a long complex system that is made up of many…

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  • Scavenging Rhetorical Analysis

    The essay is divided into four sections, separated by whitespace. What do each of the sections accomplish? The four sections are each divided based on how to dumpster dive. The author wants the reader to know how he dumpster dives and informs the reader on how to do so. In the first section he claims that when you first begin scavenging, you are filled with disgust and self loathing. In the second section he lets the reader know many people think of it as an art and the objects they find. In…

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  • Digestive System Research Paper

    Digestive System Function Overview Our digestive system is responsible for in-taking and digesting the food that we consume and extracting what we need to carry out day-to-day actions. If you’re interested in how this is achieved, then this article should serve you well in ascertaining that knowledge. Part 1: Digestive System Function 1. Mouth The first part of the digestive system, or tract, is the mouth. The mouth provides an important role in the consumption of food at is the primary…

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