The Prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Learn More From Dr. Alexander C. Ford and Eamonn M.M. Quigley on the AJG Podcast

AJG Co-Editor Paul Moayyedi, MD, FACG, talks with Alexander C. Ford, MD, and Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, FACG, about the findings from the first systematic review of the literature of irritable bowel syndrome symptoms in inflammatory bowel disease. In the review, Dr. Ford and his co-investigator Stephen J. Halpin, MD, demonstrated that prevalence of symptoms compatible with IBS in patients with IBD is as high as 40%. This article and Dr. Quigley’s editorial “Irritable Bowel Symptoms in IBD: Diagnostic Uncertainty Meets Pathological Reality” were published in the October issue of the AJG. (23:08)

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