The efficacy of probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review

@article{Moayyedi2008TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review},
  author={P. Moayyedi and A. Ford and N. Talley and F. Cremonini and A. Foxx-Orenstein and L. Brandt and E. Quigley},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2008},
  volume={59},
  pages={325 - 332}
}
Introduction Probiotics may benefit irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, but randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have been conflicting; therefore a systematic review was conducted. Methods MEDLINE (1966 to May 2008), EMBASE (1988 to May 2008) and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (2008) electronic databases were searched, as were abstracts from DDW (Digestive Diseases Week) and UEGW (United European Gastroenterology Week), and authors were contacted for extra information. Only… Expand
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