All Roads Lead to Rome: Update on Rome III Criteria and New Treatment Options.

@article{Shih2007AllRL,
  title={All Roads Lead to Rome: Update on Rome III Criteria and New Treatment Options.},
  author={David Q Shih and Lola Y. Kwan},
  journal={The gastroenterology report},
  year={2007},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={56-65}
}
The recently published Rome III criteria reflect current understanding of functional gastrointestinal disorders. These criteria include definitions of these conditions and their pathophysiologic subtypes and offer guidelines for their management. At the 2006 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, a panel of experts discussed these criteria as they pertain to irritable bowel syndrome, functional dyspepsia, and chronic constipation. This article reviews the panel's… CONTINUE READING