Synbiotics in surgery for chronic pancreatitis: are they truly effective? A single-blind prospective randomized control trial. Ann Surg 2015; 262: 31-37.

Published: 29th October 2015

Authors: Rammohan A, Sathyanesan J, Rajendran K, Pitchaimuthu A, Perumal S, Balaraman K et al. et al.

Conclusion

Synbiotics taken for five days before, and ten days after surgery reduced the rate of infectious complications (12.8 versus 39 per cent, P<0.05) and the duration of hospital stay (P<0.05) in this study that included 75 procedures.

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