Randomised clinical trial of synbiotic therapy in elective surgical patients.

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BACKGROUND It is possible to manipulate the composition of the gastrointestinal microflora by administration of pre- and probiotics. This may help to preserve gut barrier function and reduce the incidence of septic morbidity. AIMS To assess the effects of a combination of pre- and probiotics (synbiotic) on bacterial translocation, gastric colonisation… (More)

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@article{Anderson2004RandomisedCT, title={Randomised clinical trial of synbiotic therapy in elective surgical patients.}, author={Alexander Anderson and C. E. McNaught and P. K. Jain and John Macfie}, journal={Gut}, year={2004}, volume={53 2}, pages={241-5} }