Visceral hypersensitivity in non- erosive reflux disease

Knowles, C. H.; Aziz, O.
May 2008
Gut;May2008, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p674
Academic Journal
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.


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