Eamonn M. M. Quigley, Ronald Pfeiffer
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.
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