Autonomic nervous system activity in constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome patients

@inproceedings{Mazur2012AutonomicNS,
  title={Autonomic nervous system activity in constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome patients},
  author={Marcel Mazur and Agata Furgała and Konrad Jabłoński and Tomasz H. Mach and Piotr Thor},
  booktitle={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The main mechanism underlying irritable bowel syndrome is currently believed to be a dysfunction of the brain-gut axis. Autonomic nervous system dysfunction can contribute to development of irritable bowel syndrome symptoms by disturbing visceral sensations. MATERIAL/METHODS Thirty patients with a diagnosis of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome and 30 healthy volunteers were included in the study. Resting and functional autonomic nervous system tests and percutaneous… CONTINUE READING
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