Serotonin and its implication for the management of irritable bowel syndrome.

@article{Gershon2003SerotoninAI,
  title={Serotonin and its implication for the management of irritable bowel syndrome.},
  author={Michael David Gershon},
  journal={Reviews in gastroenterological disorders},
  year={2003},
  volume={3 Suppl 2},
  pages={S25-34}
}
Our understanding of the enteric nervous system (ENS) has evolved from the "classical" view, in which the brain controls all enteric behavior, to the current view, which holds that enteric innervation is one of local control within the bowel, modified by a bidirectional "dialogue" with the brain. The ENS independently controls enteric reflexes through intrinsic primary afferent neurons, which monitor intraluminal conditions. This monitoring is accomplished through the use of enteroendocrine… CONTINUE READING
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