An empty stomach is shaped like a flat bag, which after ingestion is becoming kolbasovidnye form. Radiological signs of transformation of the stomach in the process of examination: the body is shaped like a horn to use contrast material and takes the form of a hook after the introduction of barium suspension.

Causes and symptoms of stomach cascade

Cascade stomach on radiographs bent around its axis with the formation of two tribes. The lower knee is narrowed and has the form of a tube, and the upper enlarged bowl-shaped. Causes frequent changes of the shape of the stomach are congenital or functional features of the gastrointestinal tract. In addition to the cascading physiological and stomach is the pathological consequence of a number of diseases of the digestive system: gastritis, duodenitis, gastric ulcer, colitis, cholecystitis. To determine what caused the formation of a cascade configuration of the stomach, it is necessary to conduct a detailed diagnosis of existing diseases. Patients prescribed the fibrogastroscopy, determination of acidity of gastric juice and fluoroscopic study of the stomach.

The cascading symptoms of the stomach are: loss of appetite, nausea, belching, feeling of heaviness and overflow in epigastric pain after eating, bloating.

Straightening and treatment cascade stomach

There are several ways of straightening cascade stomach. The simplest bevels to the right or left side. Patients with stomach irregular shape and suffering from dyspeptic symptoms, asked to not wear tight belts, intense physical activity associated with weight lifting and tension of the abdominals.

Diet and nutrition it is imperative with such a stomach. Recommended fractional and regular meals – up to 5 times a day. Should not eat hot and salty food, fish and mushroom soups nourishing, strong meat broths, grilled fish and meat, pickles, bacon, baking, preserves, pies, radish and garlic. Even the smallest amount of alcohol can trigger the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, disrupt the protective barrier of the mucous membrane and cause its swelling and damage.

Patients who complain of belching, heartburn and stomach discomfort, prescribed drugs, having a shielding effect, neutralizing the hydrochloric acid and protect the mucous membrane. These include "Fosfalyugel", "Maalox", "Vikalin", "Almagel". "Reglan" - a drug which increases motility of the stomach.