Specific probiotic therapy attenuates antibiotic induced visceral hypersensitivity in mice
- Differences Between Painless and Painful Constipation Among Community Women. Bharucha, Adil E.; Locke, G. Richard; Zinsmeister, Alan R.; Seide, Barbara M.; McKeon, Kimberly; Schleck, Cathy D.; Melton, L. Joseph // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar2006, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p604
BACKGROUND: In the Rome II criteria, patients with both constipation and abdominal pain (AP) ( i.e., â€œpainful constipationâ€ (PC)), who do not satisfy criteria for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are included in the same functional constipation (FC) category as patients with...
- SELF ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS: Unexplained weight loss and a palpable abdominal mass in a middle aged woman. Hawkes, N. D.; Thomas, G. A. O. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;May2001, Vol. 77 Issue 907, p341
A 52 year old woman presented to the gastroenterology department with a six month history of unexplained weight loss of 2 stone. She had experienced intermittent abdominal cramp-like pains but was otherwise well. In particular, there had been no alteration to her bowel habit and no rectal...
- Recurrent abdominal pain in childhood. Fang Kuan Chiou; Choon How How; Ong, Christina // Singapore Medical Journal;2013 Apr, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p195
Recurrent abdominal pain in childhood is common, and continues to be a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. It is usually attributed to a functional gastrointestinal disorder rather than an organic disease. In most cases, a comprehensive history and physical examination should enable one to...
- Conservative Management of Acute Appendicitis. Malik, Ajaz A.; Bari, Shams-ul // Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery;May2009, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p965
Background The acute appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency, and the primary treatment has been appendicectomy. Antibiotics are started preoperatively and continued postoperatively as needed. Methods This prospective study was carried out at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical...
- Editor's quiz: GI snapshot: ANSWER. // Gut;May2008, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p694
The article presents the answer to a quiz concerning abdominal pain.
- Epiploic Appendagitis: An Emerging Diagnosis for General Surgeons. Boulanger, Bernard R.; Barnes, Stephen; Bernard, Andrew C. // American Surgeon;Nov2002, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p1022
The increased use of sonography and computed tomography in the assessment of lower abdominal pain has led to the greater recognition of epiploic appendagitis. Although epiploic appendagitis is increasingly described and diagnosed by radiologists it is rarely discussed in the surgical literature....
- Soft-tissue case 50. Presentation. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Apr2003, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p123
Presents the case of an 81-year-old woman with complaints of abdominal bloating, lower abdominal discomfort and no bowel movements for several days. Presenting signs and symptoms; Past medical history; Diagnostic procedures; Treatment; Outcome and evaluation.
- MEDICAL IMAGE OF THE MONTH. // Cortlandt Forum;Mar2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p12
A photograph is presented which depicts the movable midline abdominal mass from a 24-year old woman experienced intermittent and sharp abdominal pain.
- Abdominal pain. McInulty, Lorna // Emergency Nurse;Jul2007, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p33
A quiz about issues pertaining to abdominal pain is presented.