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Table 3 Flushes and volume of flush water

From: Premedication with reformulated simethicone and sodium bicarbonate improves mucosal visibility during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: a double-blind, multicenter, randomized controlled trial

  Group A(n = 354) Group B(n = 169) P value
Number of flushes    
 Esophagus 0.05 ± 0.43 0.09 ± 0.33 0.271
 Gastric fundus 0.16 ± 0.44 0.74 ± 0.93  < 0.01
 Gastric angle 0.04 ± 0.24 0.17 ± 0.38  < 0.01
 Gastric body 0.38 ± 0.77 1.12 ± 1.40  < 0.01
 Gastric antrum 0.10 ± 0.37 0.60 ± 0.79  < 0.01
 Duodenum 0.05 ± 0.22 0.28 ± 0.51  < 0.01
 Total times 0.78 ± 1.36 3.01 ± 2.62  < 0.01
Volume of flush water(ml)    
 Esophagus 0.79 ± 4.87 2.75 ± 10.07  < 0.01
 Gastric fundus 5.11 ± 14.62 28.31 ± 39.15  < 0.01
 Gastric angle 0.90 ± 7.04 3.96 ± 12.36  < 0.01
 Gastric body 15.99 ± 35.33 42.91 ± 68.75  < 0.01
 Gastric antrum 3.68 ± 15.11 19.76 ± 35.32  < 0.01
 Duodenum 1.38 ± 6.35 5.80 ± 15.41  < 0.01
 Total volume 27.86 ± 53.57 103.50 ± 128.03  < 0.01