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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: HELP
Articles by W. Reinisch
Based on 2 articles published since 2010
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Between 2010 and 2020, W. Reinisch wrote the following 2 articles about Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
 
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1 Review Systematic review: instruments to assess abdominal pain in irritable bowel syndrome. 2015

Mujagic, Z / Keszthelyi, D / Aziz, Q / Reinisch, W / Quetglas, E G / De Leonardis, F / Segerdahl, M / Masclee, A A M. ·Division Gastroenterology-Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, NUTRIM School for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center+, Maastricht, The Netherlands. · Centre for Digestive Diseases, Blizard Institute of Cell & Molecular Science, Wingate Institute of Neurogastroenterology, Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK. · Department Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. · McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. · Medical Intelligence, Early Clinical Development, Grünenthal GmBH, Aachen, Germany. · Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. ·Aliment Pharmacol Ther · Pubmed #26290286.

ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Consensus on standard methods to assess chronic abdominal pain in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is currently lacking. AIM: To systematically review the literature with respect to instruments of measurement of chronic abdominal pain in IBS patients. METHODS: Systematic literature search was performed in PubMed/Medline databases for studies using pain measurement instruments in patients with IBS. RESULTS: One hundred and ten publications were reviewed. A multitude of different instruments is currently used to assess chronic abdominal pain in IBS patients. The single-item methods, e.g. the validated 10-point numeric rating scale (NRS), and questionnaires assessing gastrointestinal symptoms severity, focus mostly on the assessment of only the intensity of abdominal pain. Of these questionnaires, the validated IBS-Symptom Severity Scale includes the broadest measurement of pain-related aspects. General pain questionnaires and electronic momentary symptom assessment tools have been used to study abdominal pain in IBS patients, but have not yet been validated for this purpose. The evidence for the use of provocation tests, e.g. the rectal barostat with balloon distention, for measurement of abdominal pain in IBS is weak, due to the poor correlation between visceral pain thresholds assessed by provocation tests and abdominal pain as assessed by retrospective questionnaires. CONCLUSIONS: The multitude of different instruments to measure chronic abdominal pain in IBS makes it difficult to compare endpoints of published studies. There is need for validated instruments to assess chronic abdominal pain in IBS patients, that overcome the limitations of the currently available methods.

2 Minor Letter: European Medicines Agency recommendations for allergic reactions to intravenous iron-containing medicines. 2014

Gomollón, F / Chowers, Y / Danese, S / Dignass, A / Haagen Nielsen, O / Lakatos, P L / Lees, C W / Lindgren, S / Lukas, M / Mantzaris, G J / Michetti, P / Moum, B / Peyrin-Biroulet, L / Toruner, M / van der Woude, J / Weiss, G / Stoevelaar, H / Reinisch, W. ·CIBEREHD, Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa, Zaragoza, Spain. fgomollon@gmail.com, fgomollon@me.com. ·Aliment Pharmacol Ther · Pubmed #24588280.

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