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

Hamad, Adeel, Fragkos, Konstantinos C and Forbes, Alastair (2013) A systematic review and meta-analysis of probiotics for the management of radiation induced bowel disease. Clinical Nutrition, 32 (3). pp. 353-60. ISSN 0261-5614

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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.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd and European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. All rights reserved.
Uncontrolled Keywords: diarrhea,dietary supplements,humans,inflammatory bowel diseases,pelvis,probiotics,radiation injuries,randomized controlled trials as topic,treatment outcome
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Groups > Gastroenterology and Gut Biology
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Research Groups > Nutrition
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 11:46
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 09:57
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49799
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2013.02.004

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