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Association Between Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth by Glucose Breath Test and Coronary Artery Disease.

Authors
  • Fialho, Andre1
  • Fialho, Andrea1
  • Kochhar, Gursimran2
  • Schenone, Aldo L1
  • Thota, Prashanti2
  • McCullough, Arthur J2
  • Shen, Bo3
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA.
  • 2 Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology-A31, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA.
  • 3 Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology-A31, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Digestive Diseases and Sciences
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2018
Volume
63
Issue
2
Pages
412–421
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-017-4828-z
PMID: 29110161
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

SIBO was found to be associated with CAD and with the number of coronary arteries involved in this study from a single tertiary center. Further studies are necessary to confirm the association of SIBO with CAD. In the presence of risk factors, patients with SIBO may benefit from assessment for CAD.

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