Evidence Based Science

VSL#3 is one of the few probiotic preparations supported by Level One (double-blind, placebo-controlled) scientific data. VSL#3 has a 15-year track record of demonstrated clinical benefits as well as commercial use. Over 170 published studies and reviews have been released. The following studies have provided us with the educational content on this website.

For the dietary management of ulcerative colitis

Lee J., et al. Korean J Gastroenterol. Vol. 60n. 2:94-101 (2012)
Tursi A., et al. Am J Gastroenterol 105:2218-27 (2010)
Ng S.C., et al. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 16:1286-98 (2010)
Sood A., et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1202-9 (2009)
Hien H.Q., et al. Inflamm Bowel Dis 15: 760-768 (2009)
Miele E., et al. Am J Gastroenterology 104:437-443 (2009)
Tursi A., et al. Int J Colorectal Dis 22:1103-8 (2007)
Karimi O., et al. Drugs Today 41:453-9 (2005)
Tursi A., et al. J Clin Gastroenterol 39:644-5 (2005)
Bibiloni R., et al. Am J Gastroenterol 100:1539-46 (2005)
Tursi A., et al. Med Sci Monit 10:PI126-131 (2004)
Venturi A., et al. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 13:1103-1108 (1999)

For the dietary management of an ileal pouch

Friederich P., et al. Int J Colorectal Dis. 26:575-82 (2011)
Turroni S., et al. World J Gastroenterol 16: 30-41 (2010)
Pronio A., et al. Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:662-668 (2008)
Gionchetti P., et al. Dis Colon Rectum 50(12):2075-84 (2007)
Kuehbacher T., et al. Gut 55:833-841 (2006)
Mimura T., et al. Gut 53:108-114 (2004)
Gionchetti P., et al. Gastroenterology 124:1202-09 (2003)
Ulisse S., et al. Am J Gastroenterology 96:2691- 2699 (2001)
Gionchetti P., et al. Gastroenterology 119:305-309 (2000)

For the dietary management of ibs

Michail S., & Kenche H. Probiotics & Antimicro. Prot. 3:1-7 (2011)
Guandalini S., et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 51:24-34 (2010)
Kim H.J., et al. Neurogastroenterol Motil 17:1-10 (2005)
Kim H.J., et al. Alim Pharmacol Ther 17:895-904 (2003)
Brigidi P., et al. Res Microbiol 152:735-471 (2001)

For the dietary management of pediatric patients

Hien H.Q., et al. Inflamm Bowel Dis 15: 760-768 (2009)
Miele E., et al. Am J Gastroenterology 104:437-443 (2009)
Guandalini S., et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 51:24-34 (2010)

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