IBS: Autonomic dysregulation in IBS.

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Cheng et al. recently reported that patients with IBS have impaired cardiac sympathetic and vagal response to colonic stimulation owing to the procedure of flexible sigmoidoscopy. The importance of this blunted response of the autonomic nervous system in patients with IBS was discussed alongside the basis of visceral perception.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)569-571
Number of pages3
JournalNature reviews. Gastroenterology & hepatology
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Oct
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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