TITLE

Indigestion: When is it functional?

AUTHOR(S)
Talley, Nicholas J; Nghi Phung; Kalantar, Jamshid S
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/1/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7324, p1294
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the diagnosis and treatment of dyspepsia. Various symptoms of the condition, including heartburn, abdominal pain, and acid regurgitation; Causes of dyspepsia, including gastro-esophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcers, gastric cancer, and gall stones; Pathogenesis, identification and management of functional, or non-ulcer, dyspepsia.
ACCESSION #
5643299

 

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