ABDOMINAL BLOATING IN THE ABSENCE OF PHYSICAL DISTENSION IS RELATED TO INCREASED VISCERAL SENSITIVITY
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Persons Who Acquired Trichinellosis. Soyturk, Mujde; Akpinar, Hale; Gurler, Oguz; Pozio, Edoardo; Sari, Ismail; Akar, Servet; Akarsu, Mesut; Birlik, Merih; Onen, Fatos; Akkoc, Nurullah // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May2007, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p1064
BACKGROUND AND AIM: The postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome (PI-IBS) frequently follows bacterial infections. Since people suffering from PI-IBS and Trichinella spiralisâ€“infected mice develop similar findings, this animal model has been successfully used for PI-IBS studies; however,...
- Is Rectal Biopsy Necessary in Irritable Bowel Syndrome? MacIntosh, Donald G.; Thompson, W. Grant; Patel, Dilip G.; Barr, Robin; Guindi, Maha // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct1992, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p1407
Many physicians obtain a rectal biopsy from patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in order to exclude melanosis coli and collagenous or microscopic colitis. To determine the value of routine rectal biopsy in IBS, 89 patients and 59 controls were administered a bowel questionnaire, and a...
- Managing irritable bowel syndrome. Horwitz, Brenda L.; Lembo, Anthony J.; Whitehead, William E. // Patient Care;Feb2003, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p18
Presents information on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Description and symptoms of IBS; Information on foods that can trigger IBS; Risk factors of IBS. INSET: The therapeutic relationship in IBS.
- A Strategy for Management of the Irritable Bowel. Thompson, W. Grant // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1986, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p95
Presents research which discussed a medical technique for management of the irritable bowel syndrome. Efficiency of sigmoidoscopy in detecting the disease; Information on drugs used in the treatment of the syndrome; Importance of harmonious physician-patient relationship to the recovery of...
- Gender-Related Differences in Slowing Colonic Transit By a 5-HT3 Antagonist in Subjects With Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Viramontes, Blanca E.; Camilleri, Michael; McKinzie, Sanna; Pardi, Darrell S.; Burton, Duane; Thomforde, George M. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2001, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p2671
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of gender on the effect of a 5-HT3 antagonist, alosetron, 1 mg b.i.d., on GI and colonic transit in D-IBS. METHODS: Thirty patients (15 male. 15 female) with D-IBS received 1 mg b.i.d. alosetron for 6 wk. Transit was measured by scintigraphy...
- Hypothesis Driven Research and Molecular Mechanisms in Functional Dyspepsia: The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship in Research and Practice? Holtmann, Gerald; Talley, Nicholas J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2006, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p593
There is accumulating evidence of a genetic predisposition in at least a subset of patients with functional GI symptoms. Hence, hunting for genes in irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia has become fashionable of late. Unfortunately, as in other fields, replication of gene...
- Food Allergy and the Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Zwetchkenbaum, John F.; Burakoff, Robert // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep1988, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p901
Discusses recent literature on food allergy, and its possible role in the irritable bowel syndrome. Definition of food allergy; Diagnosis of food hypersensitivity; Tests that use food extracts in assessing Immunoglobulin E-mediated food hypersensitivity.
- Rationale for using serotonergic agents to treat irritable bowel syndrome. Baker, Danial E. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/1/2005, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p700
Purpose. The role of serotonin in gastrointestinal (GI)-tract functioning, the pharmacologic rationale for using serotonergic agents in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and clinical experience with novel serotonergic agents are described. Summary. IBS is a common multisymptom...
- Rationale for using serotonergic agents to treat irritable bowel syndrome. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/1/2005, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p712
Focuses on the rationale for using serotonergic agents to treat irritable bowel syndrome. Identification of learning objectives; Self-assessment questions; Scoring methods of the tests.