Visceral PainClinical, Pathophysiological and Therapeutic Aspects

Visceral PainClinical, Pathophysiological and Therapeutic Aspects

Maria Adele Giamberardino

Print publication date: Jan 2009

ISBN: 9780199235193

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource addresses the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of the major visceral pain phenomena, the fundamentals of their neurophysiological mechanisms and the principles of their treatment. It also provides overviews of current diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines on the conditions most commonly associated with visceral pain.