V. Avdeyev, Candidate of Medical Sciences M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University
The paper considers the clinical syndrome of small bowel bacterial overgrowth and various causes and mechanisms of its development. It gives algorithms for the diagnosis and therapy of the above abnormality with particular emphasis on the role of antibiotics.
Key words: small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome, malabsorption, enzyme preparations, antibiotics.