Gastric Lavage

Known as: stomach pumping, pumping stomach, stomach pump 
Medical procedure involving the emptying of contents in the stomach through the use of a tube inserted through the nose or mouth. It is performed to… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Rapid and accurate diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children remains challenging because of difficulties in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES To compare the diagnostic yield of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from induced sputum (IS) and gastric lavage (GL) among… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND For microbiological confirmation of diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in young children, sequential gastric lavages… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To compare the mycobacteriological yield from gastric lavage (GL) and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), in children with… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To determine the yield of acid-fast bacilli (AFB) in gastric lavage and bronchial washing in adult patients clinically… (More)
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1997
1997
Trefoil peptides are gut peptides that have been implicated in the repair of the gastric mucosa after injury. Previous studies… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to find out if bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) would be better than gastric lavage for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We compared the sensitivity of gastric lavage (GL) with bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) for isolating Mycobacterium tuberculosis… (More)
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1988
1988
Bronchoalveolar lavage was performed in 62/63 patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis and gastric lavage in 60 of the 63… (More)
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1986
1986
A prospective study was done to compare the efficacy of gastric emptying achieved by gastric lavage (GL) with that of ipecac… (More)
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