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  • Abdominal distension after eating lettuce: the role of intestinal gas evaluated in vitro and by abdominal CT imaging 

    Barba, Elisabeth; Sánchez García, Borja; Burri, Emanuel; Accarino Garaventa, Anna María; Monclús Lahoya, Eva; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel; Guarner Aguilar, Francisco; Margolles Barros, Abelardo; Azpiroz Vidaur, Fernando (John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2019-08-11)
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    Background: Some patients complain that eating lettuce, gives them gas and abdominal distention. Our aim was to determine to what extent the patients' assertion is sustained by evidence. Methods: An in vitro study measured ...
  • Colonic content in health and its relation to functional gut symptoms 

    Bendezú García, Álvaro; Barba, Elisabeth; Burri, Emanuel; Cisternas, Daniel; Accarino Garaventa, Anna María; Quiroga, Sergi; Monclús Lahoya, Eva; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel; Malagelada Benapres, Juan Ramon; Azpiroz Vidaur, Fernando (2016-02-12)
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    Gut content may be determinant in the generation of digestive symptoms, particularly in patients with impaired gut function and hypersensitivity. Since the relation of intraluminal gas to symptoms is only partial, we ...
  • Intestinal gas content and distribution in health and in patients with functional gut symptoms 

    Bendezú, Álvaro; Barba, Elisabeth; Burri, Emanuel; Cisternas, Daniel; Malagelada Prats, Carolina; Segui, Santi; Accarino Garaventa, Anna María; Quiroga, Sergi; Monclús Lahoya, Eva; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel; Malagelada Benapres, Juan Ramon; Azpiroz Vidaur, Fernando (2015-09)
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    Background: The precise relation of intestinal gas to symptoms, particularly abdominal bloating and distension remains incompletely elucidated. Our aim was to define the normal values of intestinal gas volume and distribution ...
  • Mechanisms of abdominal distension in severe intestinal dysmotility: abdomino-thoracic response to gut retention 

    Barba, Elisabeth; Quiroga, Santi; Accarino, Anna; Monclús Lahoya, Eva; Malagelada, C; Burri, E; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel; Malagelada, J; Azpiroz, Fernando (2013)
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    BACKGROUND: We previously showed that abdominal distension in patients with functional gut disorders is due to a paradoxical diaphragmatic contraction without major increment in intraabdominal volume. Our aim was to ...