Published in Gastroenterology Week, January 26th, 2004
In the year-long, placebo-controlled study, once daily treatment with the probiotic preparation VSL#3 was shown to be highly effective in maintaining antibiotic-induced remission of a post-surgical complication called pouchitis in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) who have had their colons surgically removed.
Additionally, patients in the study who took VSL#3 reported improved quality of life...
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