The Brain-Gut Axis in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

M Harris, Q. Aziz

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    Abdominal pain occurs commonly in irritable bowel syndrome. The mechanism of pain is likely to be either peripheral or central sensitization of gut nerves or aberrant brain processing. Functional brain techniques are now allowing the study of brain-gut interactions.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalHospital Medicine
    Volume64 (5)
    Publication statusPublished - 2003


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