Testing the sensitivity hypothesis in practice: Tools and methods, assumptions and pitfalls

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Abstract

Visceral hypersensitivity is widely regarded as the reason for the development of functional gastrointestinal disorders, including functional dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome. The principles and techniques involved in testing the hypothesis that visceral sensitivity is important are discussed, together with the controversies in the assumptions, methods, and interpretations of the data acquired to date.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalGut
Volume51
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - 2002

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Dyspepsia
Hypersensitivity

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Testing the sensitivity hypothesis in practice : Tools and methods, assumptions and pitfalls. / Camilleri, Michael.

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