Epigastrium

Known as: Epigastric Region, Fossa epigastrica, antecardium 
The upper central region of the abdomen between the costal margins and the subcostal plane.
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Dyspepsia refers to a heterogeneous group of symptoms that are localized in the epigastric region. Typical dyspeptic symptoms… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
AIM To evaluate gallstone incidence and risk factors in a large population-based study. METHODS Gallstone incidence and risk… (More)
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2008
2008
Improved survival has been reported for diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) treated by cytoreduction and… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Paramedian laparotomies lead to incisional hernias in approximately 30% of cases. In contrast, incisional hernias… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The functional disorder of the gallbladder (GB) is a motility disorder caused initially either by metabolic abnormalities or by a… (More)
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2006
2006
The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is based on the following findings: (1) acute attacks of abdominal pain and tenderness in the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Lymphoscintigraphy (LS) and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) have typically been contraindicated for pregnant… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Percutaneous imaging-guided drainage is the first-line treatment for infected or symptomatic fluid collections in the abdomen and… (More)
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2002
2002
We describe an HIV-infected 44-year-old man who presented 1 month after discontinuation of HAART therapy with a large mass… (More)
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1992
1992
Three children (ages 5, 7.6, and 8 years), with recurrent unexplained upper abdominal symptoms such as vomiting, epigastric pain… (More)
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