Probiotici utili nel prevenire le polmoniti nelle ICU

Impact of the administration of probiotics on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.Siempos II, Ntaidou TK, Falagas ME. Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar;38(3):954-62. BACKGROUND: Previous reviews showed no benefit for the administration of probiotics in critically ill patients, but they did not focus on ventilator-associated pneumonia. DESIGN: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled…

Fattori predittivi di fibrosi nella NASH

Predicting fibrosis worsening in obese patients with NASH through parenchymal fibronectin, HOMA-IR, and hypertension. Sorrentino P, Terracciano L, D’Angelo S, Ferbo U, Bracigliano A, Vecchione R. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Feb;105(2):336-44. Epub 2009 Oct 27. OBJECTIVES: Few published studies have examined the results obtained from repeat liver biopsies in obese patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease…

IBS e probiotici : una review

The efficacy of probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a  systematic review P Moayyedi, A C Ford, N J Talley, F Cremonini, A E Foxx-Orenstein, L J Brandt, E M M Quigley.  Gut 2010;59 325-332 Introduction Probiotics may benefit irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, but randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have been conflicting; therefore a…