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Title Chronic abdominal pain : an evidence-based, comprehensive guide to clinical management / edited by Leonardo Kapural.

Publication Info. New York : Springer, 2015.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK SPRINGER    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 262 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text file PDF rda
Note Includes index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 23, 2015).
Contents Etiology and Mechanisms of Chronic Abdominal Pain -- The Epidemiology of Chronic Abdominal Pain -- Establishing Diagnosis of Chronic Abdominal Pain: Gastroenterologist View -- Establishing Diagnosis of Chronic Abdominal Pain: Pain Medicine view -- Lessons Learned from Visceral Sensory Stimulation: Implications for Treatment of Chronic Abdominal Pain -- Abdominal Pain in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) -- Gastroparesis: Pathophysiology of Chronic Abdominal Pain and Current Treatment -- Chronic Pain Due to Postsurgical Intra-Abdominal Adhesions: Therapeutic Options -- Chronic Pancreatitis with or without Acute Exacerbations: Novel Options for Pain Control -- Chronic Abdominal Pain of Gynecologic Causes: Diagnosis and Treatment -- Pediatric Chronic Abdominal Pain: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment -- Interventional Treatment of Chronic Abdominal Pain in Children -- Cancer-Related Abdominal Pain -- Opioids in Abdominal Pain -- Sympathetic Blocks for Chronic Abdominal Pain -- Radiofrequency and Neurolysis for the Treatment of Chronic Visceral Abdominal Pain -- Regional Anesthesia for Abdominal/Truncal Pain -- Chronic Abdominal Wall Pain: Diagnosis and Interventional Treatment -- Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Abdominal Pain -- Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Abdominal Pain -- Gastric and other Visceral Stimulation for Chronic Painful Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders -- Intrathecal Therapy for Non-malignant and Malignant Abdominal Pain -- Surgical Options for Chronic Visceral Abdominal Pain -- Neurosurgical Options for Control of Chronic and Malignant Abdominal Pain -- Psychological Determinants and Treatments for Chronic Abdominal Pain.
Summary 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.
Subject Abdominal pain -- Treatment.
Chronic pain -- Treatment.
Evidence-based medicine.
Medicine & Public Health.
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
Added Author Kapural, Leonardo, editor.
Other Form: Printed edition: 9781493919918
ISBN 9781493919925 electronic bk.
149391992X electronic bk.
Standard No. 10.1007/978-1-4939-1992-5 doi
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