Efficacy of Probiotics in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials

@article{Nikfar2008EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of Probiotics in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials},
  author={S. Nikfar and R. Rahimi and F. Rahimi and S. Derakhshani and M. Abdollahi},
  journal={Diseases of the Colon \& Rectum},
  year={2008},
  volume={51},
  pages={1775-1780}
}
PurposeThis study was designed to evaluate whether probiotics improve symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.MethodsPubMed, Embase, Scopus, Web of Science, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched for studies that investigated the efficacy of probiotics in the management of irritable bowel syndrome. Clinical improvement was the key outcome of interest. Data were searched within the time period of 1966 through September 2007.ResultsEight randomized, placebo… Expand
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