Diverticular disease: threee studies. Part II - Treatment with bran.

@article{Brodribb1976DiverticularDT,
  title={Diverticular disease: threee studies. Part II - Treatment with bran.},
  author={A. J. M. Brodribb and D M Humphreys},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1976},
  volume={1 6007},
  pages={425-8}
}
Forty patients with diverticular disease were treated with wheat bran 24g/day for at least six months. Thirty-three patients showed a very satisfactory clinical response. Sixty per cent of all symptoms were abolished, and a further 28% were relieved. After treatment the transit times accelerated in patients whose initial times were slower than 60 hours and slowed down in those whose initial transit times were faster than 36 hours. Stool weight increased significantly. The number of intracolonic… CONTINUE READING

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