Gastric distension

What is Gastric distension?

Gastric distension is bloating of the stomach when air is pumped into it. This may be done when someone is performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and blowing air into the mouth of someone who is not breathing spontaneously. The primary reason this occurs is too much air is delivered during rescue breathing.

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if increase stomach, what is happening in the body? how much cost(price) may take for the stomach check up?

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When I burp I feel faint. My primary care doctor has checked my carotid arteries and my EKG and they were okay, but I still have this problem and...

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Hi Doc' I am 64 yrs old, not overweight and am quiet fit and healthy. But in the last 2 months have increasingly become aware of a sensation of...

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it can be a hiatus hernia or gerd or gastritis

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