Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with probiotics. An etiopathogenic approach at last?

@article{Jimnez2009TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with probiotics. An etiopathogenic approach at last?},
  author={M Bixquert Jim{\'e}nez},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  year={2009},
  volume={101 8},
  pages={553-64}
}
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional digestive disorder, and may affect 11-20% of the adult population in industrialized countries. In accordance with Rome III criteria (2006) IBS involves abdominal pain and bowel habit disturbance, which are not explained by structural or biochemical abnormalities. Several hypotheses attempt to account for the pathophysiology of IBS, but the etiology still remains uncertain or obscure, perhaps multifactorial. Abnormalities in colonic… CONTINUE READING

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