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Special Issue "Clinical Nutrition in the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643). This special issue belongs to the section "Clinical Nutrition".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2023) | Viewed by 2964
Special Issue Editor
Interests: irritable bowel syndrome; gut microbiota; food intolerance
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Special Issue Information
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) represents the most common functional disorder of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by chronic or recurrent abdominal pain associated with altered bowel habits. The diferential diagnosis of IBS is very broad an include celiac disease, multiple food intolerances, food allergies colorectal cancer, neuroendocrine tumor, inflammatory bowel disaease, ischemic colitis, pancreatic insufficiency , small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, psychiatric disorders and others.
The management of IBS is multifaceted including general measures, pharmacological therapy, diet (FODMAP-low diet), microbiota-modulating therapy (pre- pro- and synbiotics, fecal microbiota therapy) and complementary alternative therapies.
This issue is focused on the new developments in the diagnosis and treatment of IBS and the role of nutritional management in the treatment of this disease.
Prof. Dr. Peter C. Konturek
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- irritable bowel syndrome
- microbiota-gut-brain axis
- mast cells
- histamine intolerance
- visceral pain
- food allergy
- food intolerance