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Stomach Volvulus Summary

Description: Twisting of the STOMACH that may result in gastric ISCHEMIA and GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION. It is often associated with DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA.

Also Known As: Volvulus, Gastric; Gastric Volvulus; Volvulus, Stomach

Networked: 112 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Stomach Volvulus

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Barium : 8 studies in 18 results : IBA
  2. Phenobarbital (Luminal) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  3. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia : 17 results : IBA
  4. tranilast (N 5') : 3 results : IBA
  5. Prostate-Specific Antigen (Semenogelase) : 1 result : IBA
  6. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) : 1 result : FDA 1
  7. Polyesters : 1 result : IBA
  8. Fructose-Bisphosphate Aldolase (Aldolase) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Stomach Volvulus

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  2. Intestinal Volvulus (Volvulus)
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  5. Rupture
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Key Therapies for Stomach Volvulus

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  1. Gastrostomy : 2 outcomes in 22 results
  2. Laparotomy : 1 outcome in 12 results
  3. Massage (Reflexology) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Fundoplication : 14 results
  5. Gastrectomy : 5 results
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