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Updated in 2018/5/31 上午 04:30:12      Viewed: 280 times      (Journal Article)

Visceral Pain Model, Irritable Bowel Syndrome Model

ED Al-Chaer
Synonyms Irritable Bowel Syndrome Model ; IBS ; Functional Abdominal Pain ; Non-Structural Disorders ; visceral hypersensitivity ; Chronic Neural Sensitization ; Neonatal Pain ; Neonatal Inflammation Definition Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder of the large and small intestines, which causes abdominal pain or discomfort in the absence of identifiable physical pathology such as inflammation or tumors. The pain occurs along with constipation or diarrhea. Other common symptoms are bloating, passing mucus in the stools, or a sense that the bowels have not been completely emptied. The exact cause of irritable bowel syndrome is not known. However, a number of clinical studies have suggested a link between childhood pain or abuse and adult irritable bowel syndrome. This hypothesis was tested in an animal model of neonatal colon pain or inflammation. The results indicate that adult rats, exposed to neonatal colon pain or inflammation, exhibit symptoms of visceral hypersensitivity i ...