Outcome of patients with chronic abdominal pain referred to chronic pain clinic

@article{Mcgarrity2000OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of patients with chronic abdominal pain referred to chronic pain clinic},
  author={Thomas J. Mcgarrity and David J. Peters and Christopher Thompson and Susan J McGarrity},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2000},
  volume={95},
  pages={1812-1816}
}
OBJECTIVE:We determined the outcome of patients with chronic abdominal pain of unknown etiology referred by gastroenterologists to a chronic pain clinic.METHODS:A retrospective chart review of 43 consecutive patients seen by a university-based gastroenterology group was referred to our Chronic Pain Clinic for evaluation and treatment. Pain character and location, the referring diagnosis, and initial Chronic Pain Clinic diagnosis was compared between responders and nonresponders. Early and long… CONTINUE READING