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Functional bowel disorders and functional abdominal pain
The Rome diagnostic criteria for the functional bowel disorders and functional abdominal pain are used widely in research and practice. A committee consensus approach, including criticism fromExpand
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The functional gastrointestinal disorders and the Rome III process.
Man should strive to have his intestines relaxed all the days of his life. Moses Maimonides, AD 1135–1204 A good set of bowels is worth more to a man than any quantity of brains. Josh BillingsExpand
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U. S. Householder survey of functional gastrointestinal disorders
Our objective was to obtain national data of the estimated prevalence, sociodemographic relationships, and health impact of persons with functional gastrointestinal disorders. We surveyed aExpand
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Quality of Life in Persons with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Development and Validation of a New Measure)
How irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and itstreatment affect quality of life (QOL) is important. Todevelop a quality-of-life measure specific to irritablebowel syndrome, items were generated using aExpand
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AGA technical review on irritable bowel syndrome.
Abstract The irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is part of the larger group of functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders that, despite differences in location and symptom patterns, share common featuresExpand
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Sexual and physical abuse in women with functional or organic gastrointestinal disorders.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of a history of sexual and physical abuse in women seen in a referral-based gastroenterology practice, to determine whether patients with functionalExpand
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Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: History, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features and Rome IV.
Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs), the most common diagnoses in gastroenterology are recognized by morphological and physiological abnormalities that often occur in combination includingExpand
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Rome III: New standard for functional gastrointestinal disorders.
The publication in the April, 2006 issue of Gastroenterology of Rome III has made available to the scientific world an enhanced and updated version of the Rome criteria and related information on theExpand
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Cognitive-behavioral therapy versus education and desipramine versus placebo for moderate to severe functional bowel disorders.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Studies of antidepressants and psychological treatments in functional bowel disorders (FBD) are methodologically limited. The aim of this study was to assess the clinical efficacyExpand
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