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Chronic Abdominal and Visceral Pain

Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Pankaj Jay Pasricha, William D. Willis, G. F. Gebhart

CRC Press

552 pages

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pub: 2006-11-02
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Standing alone as the first definitive and comprehensive book on the subject, this guide describes the most recent studies on the brain-gut connection and psychosocial issues related to patients experiencing visceral pain. Bringing together leading experts from the top-tiers of the science, this source provides 33 engaging ch

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW OF VISCERAL AND ABDOMINAL PAIN.Distinctive Clinical and Biological Characteristics of Visceral Pain. Epidemiology and Socioeconomic Impact of Visceral and Abdominal Pain Syndromes. THE NEUROBIOLOGY AND PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF CHRONIC VISCERAL PAIN. Overview of Pain and Sensitization. Neuroanatomy of Visceral Pain: Pathways and Processes. The Neurobiology of Visceral Nociceptors. The Neurochemical and Molecular Basis of Peripheral Sensitization. Spinal Mechanisms of Visceral Pain and Sensitization. Animal Models of Visceral Pain: Methodology and Validity. Measurement of Pain in Humans. Mechanisms of Visceral Sensitization in Humans. Visceral Pain: Lessons from Functional Brain Imaging. The Neural Basis of Referred Pain. From Sensation to Perception: The Gut-Brain Connection. Visceral Pain, Stress and the Brain-Gut Connection. The Biopsychosocial Approach to Chronic Abdominal Pain. Chronic Pain and Addiction. THERAPY FOR VISCERAL PAIN: SCIENTIFIC BASIS AND PRACTICAL ASPECTS. Molecular Targets: Current and Future. Pharmacology and Practice of Non-Opioid Drugs for Visceral Pain. Pharmacology and Practice of Opioid Drugs for Visceral Pain. Clinical Approach and Management of Visceral Cancer Pain. Neuromodulation Techniques for Visceral Pain from Benign Disorders. Psychological Interventions for Patients with Abdominal Pain. Complementary and Integrative Treatments for Visceral Pain. Clinical Syndromes: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Abdominal Pain Syndromes. Non-Cardiac Chest Pain. Dyspepsia. Chronic Pancreatitis: Pathophysiology. Abdominal Wall Pain Syndromes. Unexplained Visceral Pain in Children. Functional Biliary Type Pain Syndromes. PELVIC PAIN SYNDROMES. Pelvic Pain Synd

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management
MEDICAL / Gastroenterology
MEDICAL / Neurology