The Renointestinal Relationships Normal and Pathologic Anatomy

Many patients with renal disease present with symptoms that seem to arise from the digestive tract. Practically every case of urinary tract disease is known to be accompanied by some gastrointestinal complaint of a transitory or permanent character, particularly nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress, constipation, or diarrhea.1 Gastrointestinal symptoms alone have been noted in up to 43% of patients. Since clinical investigation of such patients is often started with barium contrast studies, it is important to recognize that characteristic effects on specific portions of the bowel may uncover the primary renal disease and redirect the course of evaluation.2

Basic to a radiologic appreciation of the characteristic bowel changes is an understanding of the renointestinal anatomic relationships.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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