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Chronic Abdominal Pain

An Evidence-Based, Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Management

Kapural, Leonardo (Ed.)

2015, XV, 262 p. 88 illus., 45 illus. in color.

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  • A comprehensive overview of chronic abdominal pain characteristics and mechanisms
  • Features state-of- the-art interventional and non-interventional therapeutic approaches
  • Authored by a team of world-renowned physicians and researchers
Chronic Abdominal Pain is a comprehensive resource focused on the management of chronic abdominal pain. Chapters begin with an overview of pain generation, adaptive mechanisms and various diagnostic approaches. A complete range of novel, conservative, minimally invasive and surgical therapeutic options and their proper selection are then discussed along with evidence-based and practical clinical aspects of patient care. Authored by a team of world-renowned physicians and researchers, this definitive guide provides novel algorithms for contemporary treatment of chronic abdominal pain, giving pain medicine clinicians and practitioners the knowledge needed to assess and treat patients with abdominal pain.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Analgesics - Chronic Pancreatitis - Functional Abdominal Pain Syndrome - Gastrointestinal Tract - Irritable Bowel syndrome - Organic Diseases - Post Surgical Pain and Adhesions - Visceral pain - bacterial flora - chronic pain - endoscopy - sensitization

Related subjects » Anesthesiology - Gynecology - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Urology

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