Probiotics reduce rate of infection after liver transplant
from Doctors Lounge
Liver transplant recipients have a lower rate of infection with receipt of prebiotics and probiotics before surgery, according to a meta-analysis published in the issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Tarek Sawas, M.D., from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and colleagues conducted a meta-analysis to examine the impact of prebiotics and probiotics on infections in patients receiving liver transplants.
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