The Utility of Probiotics in the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review

@article{Brenner2009TheUO,
  title={The Utility of Probiotics in the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review},
  author={Darren M Brenner and M. J. Moeller and William D. Chey and Philip S. Schoenfeld},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={104},
  pages={1033-1049}
}
  • Darren M Brenner, M. J. Moeller, +1 author Philip S. Schoenfeld
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • OBJECTIVES:Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder and available therapies have limited efficacy. Mucosal inflammation and alterations in gut microflora may contribute to the development of IBS symptoms, and researchers have hypothesized that probiotics might improve these symptoms. The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of probiotics in the treatment of IBS.METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Evidence have shown benefits of gut flora modulation in treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but few reports are available on the effects of multistrain probiotics and there are… Expand
    ConditionsIrritable Bowel Syndrome
    InterventionDrug

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