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Product Highlights Pocket Consultant: Gastroenterology. About This Item We aim to show you accurate product information. Manufacturers, suppliers and others provide what you see here, and we have not verified it. See our disclaimer. Pocket Consultant: Gastroenterology There have been significant developments in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology since the previous edition and this new edition has been entirely revised, updated and considerably expanded.
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The pain was relieved with defecation, triggered by eating and associated with bloating. The symptoms were restricting her lifestyle. A previous colonoscopy showed non-specific patchy colonic inflammation. There was no response to mesalazine. Clinical examination was unremarkable. Her blood tests were normal, including CRP and a coeliac screen. Stool testing was negative. A repeat colonoscopy to terminal ileum was normal.
The patient was reluctant to use long-term drugs. Loperamide was effective for the diarrhoea, but not the pain.
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She was referred for gut-focused hypnotherapy. She completed 10 sessions and her symptoms completely resolved. She presented again one year later. Her symptoms had recurred, but on this occasion there was associated rectal bleeding.
A repeat colonoscopy showed distal continuous proctitis. The initial presenting symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating and diarrhoea fulfilled the criteria for a diagnosis of IBS. Her predominant stool pattern defined her as IBS-D. An IBS-D subtype presentation has a wider spectrum and different conditions within the differential diagnosis than other subtypes.
The main conditions that merit exclusion within this age group are IBD, coeliac disease and giardiasis. These conditions were excluded and hypnotherapy was effective. When this patient presented again with rectal bleeding an alarm symptom , further investigation with colonoscopy was mandatory. On this occasion, there were changes consistent with IBD. Even with a positive diagnosis of IBS, clinicians should always consider alternative diagnoses, particularly when symptoms change. Linaclotide improves abdominal pain and bowel habits in a phase IIb study of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation.
Gastroenterol ; Linaclotide for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation. Am J Gastroenterol ; This study aimed to collate longer-term safety and efficacy data.
Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome in primary care. Irritable bowel syndrome and diet. Guidelines on the irritable bowel syndrome: mechanisms and practical management. Gut ; Irritable bowel syndrome. In: Pocket Consultant Gastroenterology third edition. Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, These further action points may allow you to earn more credits by increasing the time spent and the impact achieved. Hold a meeting with a local gastroenterologist to discuss the optimal diagnosis and treatment of IBS.
Perform a search of your patients with IBS who are being prescribed lactulose and determine if an alternative may be preferable.
Consider compiling a diet sheet for patients with IBS, to have readily available in your consulting rooms. Review article: the psychoneuroimmunology of irritable bowel syndrome — an exploration of interactions between psychological, neurological and immunological observations. Aliment Pharmacol Ther ; Patients suspected of irritable bowel syndrome — cross-sectional study exploring the sensitivity of Rome III criteria in primary care.
Am J Gastroenterol ; doi: Functional bowel disorders. Soluble or insoluble fibre in irritable bowel syndrome in primary care? BMJ ; b A controlled trial of gluten-free diet in patients with irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea: effects on bowel frequency and intestinal function. Gastroenterol ; doi: Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis.
BMJ ; a Efficacy of antidepressants and psychological therapies in irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis. Gut ; 58 3 : Long term benefits of hypnotherapy for irritable bowel syndrome. Systemic review: natural history of irritable bowel syndrome. Aliment Pharmacol Ther ; 19 8 : Predictive factors of irritable bowel syndrome improvement: 1-year prospective evaluation in patients. Aliment Pharmacol Ther ; 23 6 : Symptom duration in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
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