Chronic Abdominal Pain

An Evidence-Based, Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Management

  • Leonardo Kapural

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Jaime Belkind-Gerson, Braden Kuo
    Pages 1-11
  3. Reda Tolba, Joshua Shroll, Abdul Kanu, Maged K. Rizk
    Pages 13-24
  4. I. Elias Veizi, Marisa Wynne, Salim M. Hayek
    Pages 33-43
  5. Søren Schou Olesen, Anne Estrup Olesen, Jens Brøndum Frøkjaer, Kasper Grosen, Asbjørn Mohr Drewes
    Pages 45-58
  6. Roy Dekel, Douglas A. Drossman, Ami D. Sperber
    Pages 59-67
  7. Jose De Andres, Luciano Perotti, Stefano Palmisani, Vicente Luis Villanueva Perez, Juan Marcos Asensio-Samper, Gustavo Fabregat
    Pages 77-87
  8. Miya P. Yamamoto, Jorge F. Carillo, Fred M. Howard
    Pages 103-113
  9. Dawn A. Sparks, Monica P. Garin-Laflam, Joseph P. Cravero
    Pages 115-124
  10. Ravi Shah, Santhanam Suresh
    Pages 125-128
  11. Thomas Chai, J. Gabriel Tsang, Brian M. Bruel
    Pages 129-134
  12. Genaro J. Gutierrez, Justin Rodante, Mehul J. Desai
    Pages 135-142
  13. Robert Bolash, Bruce Vrooman
    Pages 143-152
  14. James Crews, Daryl Steven Henshaw
    Pages 163-188
  15. David Pang, Teodor Goroszeniuk
    Pages 201-209
  16. Daniel M. Birk, Matthew K. Tobin, Konstantin V. Slavin
    Pages 239-244
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 257-262

About this book


Chronic Abdominal Pain is a comprehensive resource focused on the management of chronic abdominal pain. Chapters begin with an overview of pain generation, adaptive mechanisms and various diagnostic approaches. A complete range of novel, conservative, minimally invasive and surgical therapeutic options and their proper selection are then discussed along with evidence-based and practical clinical aspects of patient care. Authored by a team of world-renowned physicians and researchers, this definitive guide provides novel algorithms for contemporary treatment of chronic abdominal pain, giving pain medicine clinicians and practitioners the knowledge needed to assess and treat patients with abdominal pain.


Analgesics Chronic Pancreatitis Functional Abdominal Pain Syndrome Gastrointestinal Tract Irritable Bowel syndrome Organic Diseases Post Surgical Pain and Adhesions Visceral pain bacterial flora chronic pain endoscopy sensitization

Editors and affiliations

  • Leonardo Kapural
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Director, Carolinas Pain Institute and Clinical Research CenterProfessor of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University, School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1991-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1992-5
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