The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 160–162 | Cite as

A gastric lavage assembly for rapid evacuation of the stomach

  • Richard F. Edlich
Methods And Technics

Abstract

A gastric lavage assembly has been developed for rapid evacuation of blood clots or pills from the stomach. The design specifications allow irrigation of the stomach to be accomplished with maximal evacuation efficiency. Using the gastric lavage assembly, particulate matter has been evacuated rapidly from the stomachs of 50 patients.

Keywords

Public Health Blood Clot Design Specification Gastric Lavage Rapid Evacuation 

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References

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    Ewald CA: Klinik der Verdaunngskrankheiten, Vol 2. Berlin, A. Hirschwald, 1893Google Scholar

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© Hoeber Medical Division • Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard F. Edlich
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  1. 1.From the Department of SurgeryUniversity of Minnesota, Health Sciences CenterMinneapolis

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