VIDEO: Available treatment improves quality of life in functional abdominal pain

VIDEO: Available treatment improves quality of life in functional abdominal pain

LAS VEGAS — In a Healio Gastroenterology video exclusive, Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG, of Mayo Clinic, outlined how to diagnose and treat functional abdominal pain, also known as centrally mediated abdominal pain.“It’s important for a number of different reasons, one is it’s much more common than we think. In the general population, the prevalence of centrally mediated abdominal pain syndrome is about 1%, but for referrals to gastroenterologist, it’s actually much more common. … No. 2, chronic pain. Functional abdominal pain has a huge impact on patients inRead More

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