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Opioid Induced Constipation

By Caterina Aurilio, Maria Caterina Pace, Vincenzo Pota and Pasquale Sansone

Submitted: March 1st 2011Reviewed: October 25th 2011Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/28602

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Caterina Aurilio, Maria Caterina Pace, Vincenzo Pota and Pasquale Sansone (March 7th 2012). Opioid Induced Constipation, Constipation - Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment, Anthony G. Catto-Smith, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/28602. Available from:

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