9. Functional Dyspepsia

  1. John WD McDonald Professor of Medicine2,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs Professor of Hepatology Consultant Physician/Hepatologist3,
  3. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine2 and
  4. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine4
  1. Sander Veldhuyzen van Zanten

Published Online: 22 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch9

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

How to Cite

van Zanten, S. V. (2010) Functional Dyspepsia, in Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs, B. G. Feagan and M. B. Fennerty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 3

    The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and University College London, London, UK

  3. 4

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Author Information

  1. Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181938

Online ISBN: 9781444314403

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Keywords:

  • Definition of functional dyspepsia;
  • Diagnosis of functional dyspepsia;
  • Subgroups of dyspepsia and overlap with GERD;
  • Diagnostic investigation: endoscopy or radiographs?;
  • Methodological problems in trials of functional dyspepsia;
  • Functional versus uninvestigated dyspepsia;
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD);
  • PDS, postprandial dyspepsia symptoms and epigastric pain EPS;
  • American Gastroenterology Association (AGA);
  • absolute risk reduction (ARR)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of functional dyspepsia

  • Diagnosis of functional dyspepsia

  • Subgroups of dyspepsia and overlap with GERD

  • Diagnostic investigation: endoscopy or radiographs?

  • Methodological problems in trials of functional dyspepsia

  • Functional versus uninvestigated dyspepsia

  • Drug treatment

  • Conclusion

  • References