Functional Abdominal Pain

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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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The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
JPGN Reports