"Gastric Lavage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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 remove poisons or relieve pressure due to intestinal blockages or during surgery.
- Gastric Lavage
- Irrigation, Gastric
- Gastric Irrigation
- Gastric Irrigations
- Irrigations, Gastric
- Lavage, Gastric
- Gastric Lavages
- Lavages, Gastric
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gastric Lavage" by people in Profiles.
Rhyee SH, Heard K. Acute barium toxicity from ingestion of "snake" fireworks. J Med Toxicol. 2009 Dec; 5(4):209-13.