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Edited by Gyula Mozsik

University of Pécs

Constipation is a problem with multifactorial origin that affects both children and adults. It is a difficult problem to treat because there is no clear diagnostic criteria and there are only limited therapeutic options. This book presents information on constipation, including pathology, diagnosis, imaging, nutrition, and management, among other topics. It is written for physicians and interested readers alike.

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ConstipationEdited by Gyula Mozsik

Published: October 2nd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73896

ISBN: 978-1-83881-873-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-872-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-874-6

Copyright year: 2019

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5679 Total Chapter Downloads

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2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Constipation

By Tika Ram Bhandari and Sudha Shahi


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2. Management of Pediatric Constipation

By Raashid Hamid and Shazada Shahid Banday


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3. Prevalence and Treatment of Constipation in Patients with Alpha-Synuclein Pathology

By Charles M. Lepkowsky


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4. Imaging of Constipation and Its Complications

By Alexander S. Somwaru


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5. Therapeutic Role of Natural Products Containing Tannin for Treatment of Constipation

By Dae Youn Hwang


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6. The Management of Constipation: Current Status and Future Prospects

By Masaki Maruyama, Kenya Kamimura, Moeno Sugita, Nao Nakajima, Yoshifumi Takahashi, Osamu Isokawa and Shuji Terai


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