Neurogastroenterology, the neurology of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder and pancreas, encompasses the control of digestion and the gastrointestinal system through the integration of the enteric nervous system (ENS) and the central nervous system. In this article series, Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology explores basic, translational and clinical topics in neurogastroenterology, from basic mechanisms and fundamental insights into the ENS to understanding and management of motility and functional gastrointestinal disorders.

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