The utility of diagnostic tests in irritable bowel syndrome patients: a systematic review

@article{Cash2002TheUO,
  title={The utility of diagnostic tests in irritable bowel syndrome patients: a systematic review},
  author={Brooks D Cash and Philip Schoenfeld and William D. Chey},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2002},
  volume={97},
  pages={2812-2819}
}
OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to determine the pretest probability of organic GI disease and the accuracy of diagnostic tests for organic GI disease in patients who meet symptom-based criteria for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).METHODS:After a comprehensive literature search for studies examining the accuracy of diagnostic tests for organic GI disease… CONTINUE READING