A systematic review and meta-analysis of probiotics for the management of radiation induced bowel disease

Adeel Hamad, Konstantinos C Fragkos, Alastair Forbes

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Abstract

A meta-analysis to estimate the efficacy of probiotics in prevention of radiation-induced bowel disease after pelvic radiotherapy has been performed. Previous attempts have arguably failed to provide a comprehensive analysis of clinical trials and their outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-60
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Nutrition
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

Keywords

  • Diarrhea
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Humans
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Pelvis
  • Probiotics
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Treatment Outcome

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