Irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia and other chronic disorders of gastrointestinal function

Nicholas J Talley and Gerald Holtmann
Med J Aust 2016; 205 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.00874
Published online: 3 October 2016

New diagnostic criteria and knowledge are changing how patients are treated

In this issue of the MJA, we highlight a number of topics of major interest in gastroenterology, including Barrett’s oesophagus,1 the risks of proton pump inhibitors,2 biosimilars for inflammatory bowel disease,3 and gluten intolerance.4

  • Nicholas J Talley1,2
  • Gerald Holtmann3

  • 1 Global Research, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW
  • 2 Editor-in-Chief, Medical Journal of Australia
  • 3 University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD


Nicholas Talley has received grants from the Rome Foundation.

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