Meta-analysis of broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy in patients with active inflammatory bowel disease

@inproceedings{Wang2012MetaanalysisOB,
  title={Meta-analysis of broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy in patients with active inflammatory bowel disease},
  author={Sheng-Lan Wang and Zhi-rong Wang and Chang-qing Yang},
  booktitle={Experimental and therapeutic medicine},
  year={2012}
}
Patients with Crohn's disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC) undergo various therapies, including antibiotic therapy. This meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials was conducted to evaluate whether the use of antibacterial therapy improves the clinical symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The Medline and Scopus databases were searched and a systematic review was performed. Randomized, controlled trials in which antibiotic therapy was compared with placebo were investigated. A total… CONTINUE READING

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