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[Probiotic prophylaxis in patients with predicted severe acute pancreatitis: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial].

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether enteral prophylaxis with probiotics in patients with predicted severe acute pancreatitis prevents infectious complications. DESIGN: Multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. METHOD: A total of 296 patients with predicted severe acute pancreatitis (APACHE II score > or = 8, Imrie score > or = 3 or C-reactive protein concentration > 150 mg/l) were included and randomised to one of two groups. Within 72 hours after symptom onset, pa...

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Journal:
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Volume:
152
Issue:
12
Pages:
685-696
Publication date:
2008-03-05
EISSN:
1876-8784
ISSN:
0028-2162
URN:
uuid:1d79ac3f-346b-41f6-963b-46eda27d4da6
Source identifiers:
191312
Local pid:
pubs:191312
Language:
Dutch
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