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Bowel Sounds Ep. 11: Samuel Nurko – Using Neuromodulator Medications for Functional Abdominal Pain

In this episode, hosts Drs. Peter Lu and Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Samuel Nurko about using neuromodulator medications like tricyclic antidepressants and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for children with functional abdominal pain disorders, now known as pain-predominant disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBIs).  We discuss the rationale behind using these types of medications and

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Bowel Sounds Ep. 9: Neha Santucci – Functional Abdominal Pain in “Organic” GI Diseases

In the this episode,  hosts Drs. Temara Hajjat and Peter Lu talk to Dr. Neha Santucci, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Director of the Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction Program at Cincinnati Children's. They discuss how to identify and manage functional abdominal pain in children with pre-existing organic GI disorders.   Learning Objectives: Learning how

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Bowel Sounds Ep. 6: Elizabeth Berg – Telemedicine in Pediatric GI (Special JPGN Episode)

In another special JPGN episode, hosts Drs. Jennifer Lee and Jason Silverman talk to Dr. Elizabeth Berg about a topic that has become a huge part of medical practice over the past few years – telemedicine. This is covered in the recent NASPGHAN position paper: North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Position

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