Dyspepsia - ECAB - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131229316, 9788131232552

Dyspepsia - ECAB

1st Edition

Editors: Alain Vandenberghe
Authors: Rajnish Monga
eBook ISBN: 9788131232552
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 30th May 2011

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Dyspepsia is a disorder which affects a large portion of the population. However, it is very important to differentiate between commonly presenting symptoms like gastroesophageal reflux disease, functional dyspepsia, and irritable bowel syndrome. Also various classifications and treatment protocols have been developed and revised to provide a rational platform for the clinicians. The ROME III classification has to a large extent given a direction to the clinicians to base their practice on, however, is a classification based on clinical trials and is really helpful in daily practice. In this issue we have tried to focus on the need for classification and approach to the patient with dyspepsia.

Table of Contents

Dyspepsia—Introduction and Definition

Nomenclature and Classification of Dyspepsia—Demystifying the Concepts

Prevalence, Incidence and Natural History of Dyspepsia and Functional Dyspepsia

Diagnostic Approach to the Patient with Dyspepsia

Organic Causes of Dyspepsia

Jounal Scan

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About the Editor

Alain Vandenberghe

Affiliations and Expertise

Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Catholic University of Leuven Director Medical Research Consultant, Luxembourg

About the Author

Rajnish Monga

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon