The Effect of Fiber Supplementation on Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Moayyedi2014TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Fiber Supplementation on Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={P. Moayyedi and E. Quigley and B. Lacy and A. Lembo and Y. Saito and L. Schiller and E. Soffer and B. Spiegel and A. Ford},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={109},
  pages={1367-1374}
}
  • P. Moayyedi, E. Quigley, +6 authors A. Ford
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • OBJECTIVES:Fiber has been used for many years to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This approach had fallen out of favor until a recent resurgence, which was based on new randomized controlled trial (RCT) data that suggested it might be effective. We have previously conducted a systematic review of fiber in IBS, but new RCT data for fiber therapy necessitate a new analysis; thus, we have conducted a systematic review of this intervention.METHODS:MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Controlled… CONTINUE READING

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