:: Volume 5, Issue 2 (summer 2014) ::
jiitm 2014, 5(2): 116-123 Back to browse issues page
Functional Gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) and Iranian Traditional of Medicine(ITM)
M. Borhani *, F. Khoshzabn, B. Jodeiri, M. Naseri, M. Kamlinejad, D. Talei
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Functional Gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) are common disorders in gastroenterology that could be seen in any segment of gastrointestinal tract from esophagus to rectum. Functional gastrointestinal disorders are not explained entirely with current biochemical or structural investigations. ROME III criteria is FGID diagnostic criteria which is classified into six subcategories based on five anatomical regions:esophageal, gastroduodenal, bowel, functional abdominal pain, Functional gallbladder and Sphincter of Oddi Disorders, anorectal.

In Iranian Traditional of Medicine(ITM) books it seems that gastric distemperment have many likeness with FGID and its ROME III criterias.

In this article, discussion is about relationship between them in ITM and conventional medicine

Keywords: Functional Gastrointestinal disorders (FGID), ROME III criteria, Iranian Traditional of Medicine(ITM), gastric dis-temperament.
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Type of Study: Origianal Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/02/12 | Accepted: 2014/09/4


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