Role of probiotics in management of diverticular disease.

  title={Role of probiotics in management of diverticular disease.},
  author={Neeraj Narula and John Marshall},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={25 12},
Patients with diverticular disease may experience a variety of chronic symptoms, including abdominal discomfort, bloating, and altered bowel habit. They are also at risk of complications, including hemorrhage, diverticulitis, abscess, and fistula formation. The potential role of abnormal colonic microflora in the pathogenesis of diverticular inflammation has led to investigation of novel therapies such as probiotics. Probiotics are microorganisms that may be of net benefit to humans when… CONTINUE READING


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