• Probiotic correction of functional diseases of the gastrointestinal tract in children

Probiotic correction of functional diseases of the gastrointestinal tract in children

SOVREMENNAYA PEDIATRIYA.2018.4(92):106-110; doi 10.15574/SP.2018.92.106

Shadrin O. H.
SI «Lukyanova Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv

The problem of functional diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (FD GIT) continues to be relevant. In patients with FD GIT, the quality of life and adaptive properties are reduced. To date, a hallmark of the treatment for gastrointestinal diseases is probiotics. The efficacy of probiotics in the prevention of acute gastrointestinal diseases, including using in the neonatal period, antibiotic-associated diarrhea, nosocomial infections, management of various functional disorders of the digestive tract has been proved. In Ukraine, probiotics containing live lyophilized bacteria, namely Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB12, are successfully used to treat conditions associated with impaired intestinal microflora composition, including in newborns.
Key words: gastrointestinal tract, functional disease, children, probiotic.


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