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Ileus or gastrointestinal atony is a disruption of the normal propulsive gastrointestinal motor activity due to non-mechanical causes.
Phase 3 study: Tapentadol ER lowers incidence of gastrointestinal adverse events

Phase 3 study: Tapentadol ER lowers incidence of gastrointestinal adverse events

FDA approves Purdue's Butrans Transdermal System CIII for management of chronic pain

FDA approves Purdue's Butrans Transdermal System CIII for management of chronic pain

Study demonstrates effectiveness of pre-emptive pain management protocol using pregabalin in urologic surgery

Study demonstrates effectiveness of pre-emptive pain management protocol using pregabalin in urologic surgery

Norgine to develop and commercialize Tranzyme's ulimorelin ghrelin agonist

Norgine to develop and commercialize Tranzyme's ulimorelin ghrelin agonist

Clinical trials of four investigational compounds in solid tumors presented at ASCO Annual Meeting

Clinical trials of four investigational compounds in solid tumors presented at ASCO Annual Meeting

USAN approves generic name "ulimorelin" for Tranzyme Pharma's TZP-101

USAN approves generic name "ulimorelin" for Tranzyme Pharma's TZP-101

Research article examining the use of acupuncture to prevent PPOI published

Research article examining the use of acupuncture to prevent PPOI published

Readmission of elderly patients after colectomy strongly linked with mortality: Study

Readmission of elderly patients after colectomy strongly linked with mortality: Study

Vaccine for Enterotoxigenic E. coli developed

Vaccine for Enterotoxigenic E. coli developed

How to predict post-operative enteral nutrition problems

How to predict post-operative enteral nutrition problems

Herbal medicines may help patients with gastrointestinal disorders

Herbal medicines may help patients with gastrointestinal disorders

FDA approves tapentadol immediate-release tablets for pain in adults

FDA approves tapentadol immediate-release tablets for pain in adults

New pig model of cystic fibrosis provides better understanding of human disease

New pig model of cystic fibrosis provides better understanding of human disease

FDA approves Entereg (alvimopan) to restore bowel function

FDA approves Entereg (alvimopan) to restore bowel function

Chewing gum after bowel surgery gets you out of hospital sooner

Chewing gum after bowel surgery gets you out of hospital sooner

Camera-guided surgery through small incisions works better than conventional surgery for colon cancer

Camera-guided surgery through small incisions works better than conventional surgery for colon cancer