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Effect of probiotic species on irritable bowel syndrome symptoms: A bring up to date meta-analysis.

Authors
  • Ortiz-Lucas, María
  • Tobías, Aurelio
  • Saz, Pablo
  • Sebastián, Juan José
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista española de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
105
Issue
1
Pages
19–36
Identifiers
PMID: 23548007
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

some probiotics are an effective therapeutic option for IBS patients, and the effects on each IBS symptom are likely species-specific. Future studies must focus on the role of probiotics in modulating intestinal microbiota and the immune system while considering individual patient symptom profiles.

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