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Dr. Szigethy Challenges Opioid Use for Abdominal Pain

Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD was featured as the lead contributor for “Opioid Scripts for Chronic Bowel Pain Persist Despite High Risks, Few Rewards,” an article in the November 2015 issue of “Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News.” In this article, she discusses the lack of evidence to support long-term opioid use for chronic abdominal pain. Dr. Szigethy is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry with the University of Pittsburgh | UPMC Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, where she is the founder and director of the Division’s Visceral Inflammation & Pain (VIP) Center.