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Perception and the origin of symptoms in diverticular disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22572690     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Colonic diverticulosis is a common condition and although the majority of patients are asymptomatic up to 20% experience altered bowel habit and abdominal pain. The mechanisms underlying these symptoms are unclear but several theories now exist. This article briefly outlines a model of GI perception and then highlights past and current theories that may explain the development of symptoms in patients with diverticulosis.
Authors:
John Simpson
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-05-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Digestive diseases (Basel, Switzerland)     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1421-9875     ISO Abbreviation:  Dig Dis     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701186     Medline TA:  Dig Dis     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  75-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Affiliation:
Department of General Surgery, University Hospital/QMC, Nottingham, UK.
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