TITLE

Visceral hypersensitivity in non- erosive reflux disease

AUTHOR(S)
Knowles, C. H.; Aziz, O.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Gut;May2008, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p674
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of visceral hypersensitivity (VH), which is established in a form of overtly inflammatory and functional gastrointestinal conditions. It examines the important role of VH in the pathophysiology of non-erosive reflux disease. It also highlights studies on the contributions of organic and psychological mechanisms in the pathogenesis of VH in functional gastrointestinal disorders by employing man and experimental animals.
ACCESSION #
31931746

 

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