Lactulose

Known as: 4-O-beta-D-Galactopyranosyl-D-fructose, 4-O-beta-D-Galactopyranosyl-D-fructofuranose, Lactulosum 
A disaccharide (sugar) synthesized from fructose and galactose, Lactulose is used to treat constipation and some liver diseases. Nondigestible in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is associated with a poor prognosis. Lactulose is used for the treatment of HE… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
UNLABELLED Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) has a negative effect on patients' daily functioning. Thus far, no study has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE:We have recently found an association between abnormal lactulose breath test (LBT) findings and irritable bowel… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
It has recently been determined that there is an increased prevalence of bacterial overgrowth in IBS. Since there are two gases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Post-dysenteric irritable bowel syndrome (PD-IBS) develops in up to 25% of patients following Campylobacter… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350 is a non-absorbable, non-metabolised osmotic agent used in lavage solutions for gut… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVES To i) document the sensitivity and specificity of a combined scintigraphic/lactulose breath hydrogen test for small… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The effects of a chronic load of nonabsorbable sugars on intracolonic bacterial metabolism of carbohydrates and on H2 breath… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
auteurs is beschreven (BOURNERIAS e.a. 1978; STIMESSE e.a. 1978 en COHEN e.a. 1979). Een andere verklaring voor het optreden van… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
A randomized double blind clinical comparison of neomycin and lactulose was performed in 33 cirrhotic patients with chronic… (More)
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