Non-ulcer dyspepsia: myths and realities.

  title={Non-ulcer dyspepsia: myths and realities.},
  author={Nicholas J Talley},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  volume={5 Suppl 1},
Dyspepsia can be defined as the presence of upper abdominal pain or discomfort; other symptoms referable to the proximal gastrointestinal tract, such as nausea, early satiety, and bloating, may also be present. Symptoms may or may not be meal related. To be termed chronic, dyspepsia should have been present for three months or longer. Over half the patients who present with chronic dyspepsia have no evidence of peptic ulceration, other focal lesions, or systemic disease and are diagnosed as… CONTINUE READING

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