The effect of Clostridium butyricum MIYAIRI on the prevention of pouchitis and alteration of the microbiota profile in patients with ulcerative colitis

@article{Yasueda2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of Clostridium butyricum MIYAIRI on the prevention of pouchitis and alteration of the microbiota profile in patients with ulcerative colitis},
  author={Asuka Yasueda and Tsunekazu Mizushima and Riichiro Nezu and Ryoko Sumi and Mamoru Tanaka and Junichi Nishimura and Yasuyuki Kai and Masaki Hirota and Hideki Osawa and Kiyokazu Nakajima and Masaki Mori and Toshinori Ito},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2015},
  volume={46},
  pages={939-949}
}
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, relapsing, and refractory disorder of the intestine. Total proctocolectomy with ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) is the preferred and standard surgical procedure for patients’ refractory to medical therapy. Pouchitis is one of the most common long-term complications after IPAA. In the present study, the safety and… CONTINUE READING