Recent advances in chronic constipation.

  title={Recent advances in chronic constipation.},
  author={Ritu Walia and Lori Mahajan and R Steffen},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  volume={21 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Chronic constipation remains one of the most frequent complaints in primary and subspecialty pediatric clinics. It is associated with significant emotional and economic burden for both the children and the caregivers. Recently, advances have expanded our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment options for children with chronic constipation. Here, we review current strategies addressing the cause, diagnostic technologies and treatments of chronic constipation… CONTINUE READING

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