Efficacy of Lactobacillus paracasei sub. paracasei F19 on abdominal symptoms in patients with symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease: a pilot study.

@article{Annibale2011EfficacyOL,
  title={Efficacy of Lactobacillus paracasei sub. paracasei F19 on abdominal symptoms in patients with symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease: a pilot study.},
  author={Bruno Annibale and Giovanni Maconi and Edith Lahner and Francesco De Giorgi and Rosario Cuomo},
  journal={Minerva gastroenterologica e dietologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={
          13-22
        }
}
AIM The standard therapeutic approach for symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease (DD) remains to be defined, and only a few studies have tested the efficacy of probiotics in these patients. METHODS Patients with symptomatic uncomplicated DD were randomized to a control arm, i.e., (group A, [N.=16], high-fibre diet alone), or to Group B ([n=18], twice daily 1 sachet of probiotic + high-fibre diet), or group C ([N.=16], twice daily 2 sachets of probiotic + high-fibre diet). The… CONTINUE READING

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