Neuro-gastroenterology

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004 - Medical - 363 pages
This unique resource discusses the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of clinical disorders manifested by the interaction of the brain with the gastrointestinal system. It presents a balanced understanding of gastrointestinal dysfunction in patients with neurological disease and neurological dysfunction in patients with gastroenterological disease. Readers will also find discussions of the role of the enteric nervous system and its relationship with and parallels to the central and autonomic nervous systems.

  • Offers comprehensive discussions of the interaction between the brain and gastrointestinal system.
  • Provides clinical insights for both neurologists and gastroenterologists.
  • Covers the latest diagnostic modalities, including techniques for assessing GI motor function and imaging of the central nervous system.


  • Addresses all of today's hottest topics, including GI dysfunction in diseases of the cerebral hemispheres and movement disorders, GI manifestations of muscle diseases, and stress, disease and the gut.
 

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Contents

Interactions Between
3
A Major
15
GASTROINTESTINAL DYSFUNCTION
33
Gastrointestinal Dysfunction in Diseases of the Cerebral
59
The Autonomic Neuropathies
83
Gastrointestinal Dysfunction in Spinal Cord Disease
101
Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Muscle Diseases
113
Physiological and Psychological
131
Gastroparesis
163
PseudoObstruction of the Small Bowel
181
Malabsorption and Neurological Disease
203
Anorectal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
255
Management of Swallowing Disorders
275
Indications Options and Problems
301
Pharmacological and NonPharmacological Approaches
323
Index
351

GASTROINTESTINAL DYSFUNCTION
145

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