Author(s): Camilleri M, Di Lorenzo C
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Abstract The present review describes advances in understanding the mechanisms and provide an update of present and promising therapy directed at the gut or the brain in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The diagnosis of IBS typically is based on identification of symptoms, such as the Rome III criteria for IBS in adults and children. The criteria are similar in children and adults. The focus of the present review is the bowel dysfunction associated with IBS.
This article was published in J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr
and referenced in Internal Medicine: Open Access