Therapeutic effects of Lactobacillus in treating irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis.

@article{Tiequn2015TherapeuticEO,
  title={Therapeutic effects of Lactobacillus in treating irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Bian Tiequn and Chao Guanqun and Zhang Shuo},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={243-9}
}
OBJECTIVE As the lack of reliable treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) prompts interest in the development of new therapies, we aimed to systematically evaluate the effect of Lactobacillus in treating this disease. METHODS We searched MEDLIINE, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials for the period from 1966 to August 2013 for double-blind, placebo-controlled trials investigating the efficacy of Lactobacillus treatment in the management of… CONTINUE READING

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