Alterations in cerebral potentials evoked by rectal distension in irritable bowel syndrome

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:Central nervous system correlates of the visceral hyperalgesia documented in patients with irritable bowel syndrome are limited. Reproducible cerebral evoked potentials can be recorded in response to rhythmic balloon distension of the rectum in healthy adults. Irritable bowel syndrome patients and healthy subjects were studied to compare the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2001.04088.x

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