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Toward a definition of colonic inertia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15300885     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chronic constipation is a relatively frequent symptom; among its subtypes, the so called-colonic inertia represents a disease condition that is often considered for surgery. However, to date, there has been no agreement on definition of colonic inertia, and a literature review showed that this definition was given to numerous entities that differ from each other. In this paper these concepts are reviewed and a more stringent definition of colonic inertia is proposed.
Authors:
Gabrio Bassotti; Giuseppe-De Roberto; Luca Sediari; Antonio Morelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of gastroenterology : WJG     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1007-9327     ISO Abbreviation:  World J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-08-09     Completed Date:  2004-09-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883448     Medline TA:  World J Gastroenterol     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2465-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2004 The WJG Press ISSN
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia Medical School, Italy. gabassot@tin.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chronic Disease
Constipation / classification*,  diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Gastrointestinal Motility*
Humans

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