Prophylaxis of pouchitis onset with probiotic therapy: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Gionchetti2003ProphylaxisOP,
  title={Prophylaxis of pouchitis onset with probiotic therapy: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Paolo Gionchetti and Fernando Rizzello and Ulf Helwig and Alessandro Venturi and Karen Manon Lammers and Patrizia Brigidi and Beatrice Vitali and Gilberto Poggioli and Mario Miglioli and Massimo Campieri},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={124 5},
  pages={1202-9}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS We have recently documented the efficacy of a highly concentrated probiotic preparation (VSL#3) in the prevention of flare-up in patients with chronic pouchitis. The aim of this study was to compare probiotic therapy with VSL#3 versus placebo in the ability to prevent the onset of acute pouchitis during the first year after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis. METHODS Forty consecutive patients who underwent ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis were randomized to… CONTINUE READING
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