Study of Effects of Probiotic Lactobacilli in Preventing Major Complications in Patients of Liver Cirrhosis

@inproceedings{Pawar2012StudyOE,
  title={Study of Effects of Probiotic Lactobacilli in Preventing Major Complications in Patients of Liver Cirrhosis},
  author={Rekha Pawar and Madhu Pardeshi and Balasaheb Ghongane},
  year={2012}
}
The aim was to evaluate the effects of probiotic lactobacilli on incidence of major complications, hospital admissions and mortality in patients of liver cirrhosis. In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 65 patients with liver cirrhosis received either lactobacilli (n = 34) or placebo (n =31) for 6 months. They were monitored for complications (hepatic encephalopathy, variceal bleeding, and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis), hospital admissions and deaths, if any. Serum… CONTINUE READING