Probiotics on Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
AbstractThe potential association between gut microbiota perturbations and childhood functional gastrointestinal disturbances opens interesting therapeutic and preventive possibilities with probiotics. The aim of this review was to evaluate current evidence on the efficacy of probiotics for the management of pediatric functional abdominal pain disorders, functional constipation and infantile colic. Thus far, no single strain, combination of strains or synbiotics can be recommended for the management of irritable bowel syndrome, functional abdominal pain or functional constipation in children. However, Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 may be considered for the management of breastfed colic infants, while data on other probiotic strains, probiotic mixtures or synbiotics are limited in infantile colic. View Full-Text
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Pärtty, A.; Rautava, S.; Kalliomäki, M. Probiotics on Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Nutrients 2018, 10, 1836.
Pärtty A, Rautava S, Kalliomäki M. Probiotics on Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Nutrients. 2018; 10(12):1836.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pärtty, Anna; Rautava, Samuli; Kalliomäki, Marko. 2018. "Probiotics on Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders." Nutrients 10, no. 12: 1836.
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