Review article: Probiotics for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome - Focus on lactic acid bacteria Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactobacillus
  • Probiotics

abstract

  • Progress in the field will require an improved understanding of how the microbiota impacts on health and disease, adequately powered long-term multicentre trials and the embracing of bench to bedside approaches. Recent incremental advances suggest these areas are being addressed and that the future holds much promise for the use of lactic acid bacteria in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.

publication date

  • February 2012

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2011.04965.x

PubMed ID

  • 22225517

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 403

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 35

number

  • 4