Rome IV IBS linked to more severe symptoms

Rome IV IBS linked to more severe symptoms

Patients with Rome IV irritable bowel syndrome had more severe symptoms with negative implications on quality of life compared with patients with Rome III IBS, according to research published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“IBS is a common disorder of gut-brain interaction and the latest revision of the Rome criteria used for the diagnosis of IBS, the Rome IV criteria, were published in 2016. The aim was to increase their specificity over prior iterations. In doing so, they have become more restrictive and prior studies have demonstrated that individuals who meet Rome IVRead More

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