Are Novel Allergen or Hydrolysed Diets an Effective Means of Reducing the Gastro-intestinal Signs in Dogs With Inflammatory Bowel Disease When Compared to Oral Prednisolone?

  • Adam Swallow University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, CB2 1TN

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2017-03-20

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https://doi.org/10.18849/ve.v2i1.56

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Novel allergen or hydrolysed diets are a valid modality for the management of gastro-intestinal symptoms in dogs with chronic enteropathy, however bias in case selection in the literature means a direct comparison of dietary modification versus prednisolone was not able to be achieved. Further prospective trials would be needed to better answer this PICO.


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Section: Knowledge Summaries

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