TITLE

Subdividing functional dyspepsia: a paradigm shift?

AUTHOR(S)
Talley, Nicholas J.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Gut;Nov2008, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p1487
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of functional dyspepsia (FD). It explores the meanings and symptoms in diagnosing dyspepsia and its difference from gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) based from several studies. It also analyzes the common definition of dyspepsia as group of symptoms when food digestion was disordered. It cites that it remains a lack of global consensus in understanding the symptoms that comprise FD despite the Rome working team reports.
ACCESSION #
35151060

 

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