S Bengmark

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bio-ecological control of chronic liver disease and encephalopathy
    Stig Bengmark
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Metab Brain Dis 24:223-36. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of nutrition on ageing and disease
    Stig Bengmark
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 9:2-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint [Diet of our time behind inflammation and disease development. Heating of food produces dysfunctional proteins which accumulates in the body]
    Stig Bengmark
    University College, London University
    Lakartidningen 104:3873-7. 2007
  4. pmc Integrative medicine and human health - the role of pre-, pro- and synbiotics
    Stig Bengmark
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, 4th Floor, 74 Huntley Street, London, WC1E 6AU, UK
    Clin Transl Med 1:6. 2012
  5. pmc The role of hepatic fat accumulation in pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
    Qing Liu
    Deaprtment of Endocrinology, Tenth People s Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai 200072, China
    Lipids Health Dis 9:42. 2010
  6. pmc Nutrigenomics therapy of hepatisis C virus induced-hepatosteatosis
    Qing Liu
    Department of Endocrinology, Tenth People s Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai 200072, China
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:49. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Bio-ecological control of acute pancreatitis: the role of enteral nutrition, pro and synbiotics
    Stig Bengmark
    Institute of Hepatology, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 8:557-61. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Bioecologic control of the gastrointestinal tract: the role of flora and supplemented probiotics and synbiotics
    Stig Bengmark
    Departments of Hepatology and Surgery, Institute of Hepatology, University College, London Medical School, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London, WC1E 6HX, United Kingdom
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 34:413-36, viii. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prebiotics and synbiotics in clinical medicine
    Stig Bengmark
    Departments of Hepatology and Surgery, University College of London UCL, London Medical School, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
    Nutr Clin Pract 20:244-61. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Synbiotics and the mucosal barrier in critically ill patients
    Stig Bengmark
    Institute of Hepatology, University College, London Medical School, UK
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 21:712-6. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Bio-ecological control of chronic liver disease and encephalopathy
    Stig Bengmark
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Metab Brain Dis 24:223-36. 2009
    ..Subsequent studies with other lactic acid bacteria seem to demonstrate suppression of inflammation and in one study also evidence of clinical improvement...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of nutrition on ageing and disease
    Stig Bengmark
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 9:2-7. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint [Diet of our time behind inflammation and disease development. Heating of food produces dysfunctional proteins which accumulates in the body]
    Stig Bengmark
    University College, London University
    Lakartidningen 104:3873-7. 2007
  4. pmc Integrative medicine and human health - the role of pre-, pro- and synbiotics
    Stig Bengmark
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, 4th Floor, 74 Huntley Street, London, WC1E 6AU, UK
    Clin Transl Med 1:6. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc The role of hepatic fat accumulation in pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
    Qing Liu
    Deaprtment of Endocrinology, Tenth People s Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai 200072, China
    Lipids Health Dis 9:42. 2010
    ..Special emphasis is given suggestions of new targets treatment and prevention of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease...
  6. pmc Nutrigenomics therapy of hepatisis C virus induced-hepatosteatosis
    Qing Liu
    Department of Endocrinology, Tenth People s Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai 200072, China
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:49. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Bio-ecological control of acute pancreatitis: the role of enteral nutrition, pro and synbiotics
    Stig Bengmark
    Institute of Hepatology, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 8:557-61. 2005
    ..Clearly, the main role of enteral nutrition is to boost the immune system, and not, at least initially, to provide calories. Whereas enteral nutrition improves, parenteral nutrition reduces immune functions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bioecologic control of the gastrointestinal tract: the role of flora and supplemented probiotics and synbiotics
    Stig Bengmark
    Departments of Hepatology and Surgery, Institute of Hepatology, University College, London Medical School, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London, WC1E 6HX, United Kingdom
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 34:413-36, viii. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prebiotics and synbiotics in clinical medicine
    Stig Bengmark
    Departments of Hepatology and Surgery, University College of London UCL, London Medical School, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
    Nutr Clin Pract 20:244-61. 2005
    ..Some edge-cutting effects from using multistrain and multifiber compositions are reported both from animal and controlled clinical studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Synbiotics and the mucosal barrier in critically ill patients
    Stig Bengmark
    Institute of Hepatology, University College, London Medical School, UK
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 21:712-6. 2005
    ..Combined supplementation of bioactive fibers and lactic acid bacteria (synbiotics) directly and indirectly influences several of these factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Curcumin, an atoxic antioxidant and natural NFkappaB, cyclooxygenase-2, lipooxygenase, and inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibitor: a shield against acute and chronic diseases
    Stig Bengmark
    Institute of Hepatology, University College, London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:45-51. 2006
    ..Drugs developed by the pharmaceutical industry have thus far been associated with toxicity and side effects, which is why natural substances are of increasing interest...
  12. ncbi request reprint [The bioecological medicine is here to stay. About microflora, synbiotics, immunity and resistance against disease]
    Stig Bengmark
    University College, Londons universitet
    Lakartidningen 103:293-7. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Bioecologic control of inflammation and infection in critical illness
    Stig Bengmark
    Institute of Hepatology, University College London Medical School, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
    Anesthesiol Clin 24:299-323, vi. 2006
    ..Side effects and price constitute important obstacles, especially when it comes to use of cytokine antagonists and inhibitors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bioecological control of inflammatory bowel disease
    Stig Bengmark
    UCL Department of Hepatology, University College, London Medical School, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
    Clin Nutr 26:169-81. 2007
    ..The general experience this far is that the best effects are obtained with compositions of probiotics rather than with single LAB treatments...
  15. pmc Aggressive management of surgical emergencies
    Stig Bengmark
    Institute of Hepatology, University College London, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:624-9. 2006
    ..Immediate control of inflammation by enteral nutrition and supply of antioxidants, lactic acid bacteria and fibres is facilitated by feeding tubes, introduced as early as possible on arrival at the hospital...
  16. ncbi request reprint Advanced glycation and lipoxidation end products--amplifiers of inflammation: the role of food
    Stig Bengmark
    UCL Institute of Hepatology, University College, London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 31:430-40. 2007
    ..These molecules are strongly associated with activation of a specific receptor called RAGE and a long-lasting exaggerated level of inflammation in the body...
  17. ncbi request reprint [The emergency admission misery--seen from the inside...]
    Stig Bengmark
    UCL, London, UK
    Lakartidningen 103:2308-9. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Gut microbial ecology in critical illness: is there a role for prebiotics, probiotics, and synbiotics?
    Stig Bengmark
    Department of Hepatology, University College of London, Liver Institute, London, UK
    Curr Opin Crit Care 8:145-51. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Use of some pre-, pro- and synbiotics in critically ill patients
    Stig Bengmark
    Department of Hepatology, London Medical School, University College, Liver Institute, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 17:833-48. 2003
    ..This is especially important as pharmaceutical treatment, including the use of antibiotics, has largely failed, and the medical world is in much need of new treatment paradigms...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Biological control--a better way of controlling infections]
    Stig Bengmark
    Lakartidningen 101:2129-30; discussion 2131. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Bio-ecological control of perioperative and ITU morbidity
    Stig Bengmark
    Departments of Hepatology and Surgery, University College, London Medical School, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:145-54. 2004
    ..Nutritional control of postoperative morbidity includes use of so-called synbiotics, e.g. a combination of bioactive lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bioactive plant fibres...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pre-, pro- and synbiotics
    S Bengmark
    Liver Institute, University College London, UK
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 4:571-9. 2001
    ..This review summarizes the present experience in various forms of diarrhoea, inflammatory bowel disease, and Helicobacter infections, in intensive care patients and in connection with extensive surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Bio-ecological control of chronic liver disease and encephalopathy]
    S Bengmark
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College, London, UK
    Minerva Med 102:309-19. 2011
    ..Subsequent studies with other lactic acid bacteria seem to demonstrate suppression of inflammation and one study also provides evidence of clinical improvement...
  24. ncbi request reprint Enteral nutrition in HPB surgery: past and future
    Stig Bengmark
    Departments of Hepatology and Surgery, University College, 69 75 Chenies Mews, WC1E 6HX, London, UK
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:448-58. 2002
    ..It is essential that the nutrition also provides food for the colon, e.g., fiber and healthy bacteria (probiotics) to ferment the fiber and boost the immune system...
  25. ncbi request reprint Plant-derived health: the effects of turmeric and curcuminoids
    S Bengmark
    Institute of Hepatology, University College London Medical School, London
    Nutr Hosp 24:273-81. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Gut microenvironment and immune function
    S Bengmark
    Lund University, Ideon Research Center, Sweden
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2:83-5. 1999
    ..Lack of compliance with these requests seems to explain the lack of consistency in clinical experience of enteral nutrition, when tried in connection with trauma and clinical surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Enteric bacterial translocation after intraperitoneal implantation of rubber drain pieces
    W Guo
    Dept of Surgery, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 28:393-400. 1993
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  28. ncbi request reprint Acute and "chronic" phase reaction-a mother of disease
    Stig Bengmark
    Department of Surgery and Liver Institute, UCL, London, UK
    Clin Nutr 23:1256-66. 2004
    ..The need for studies with lifestyle modifications is especially emphasized...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bioecological and nutritional control of disease: prebiotics, probiotics and synbiotics
    S Bengmark
    Department of Hepatology, Institute of Hepatology, University College London Medical School, 69 75 Chenies Mews, London, WC1E 6HX, United Kingdom
    Nutr Hosp 21:72-84, 73-86. 2006
    ..Further studies are needed to ascertain the molecular mechanisms by which pre-, pro- and synbiotics influence the outcome in a variety of acute and chronic diseases...
  30. pmc Effect of enteral nutrition and synbiotics on bacterial infection rates after pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Surg 246:36-41. 2007
    ..Patients undergoing pancreas resection carry several risk factors for nosocomial bacterial infections. Pre- and probiotics (synbiotics) are potentially useful for prevention of these infections...
  31. ncbi request reprint Synbiotic control of inflammation and infection in severe acute pancreatitis: a prospective, randomized, double blind study
    Attila Olah
    Department of Surgery, Petz Aladar Teaching Hospital, Gyor, Hungary
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:590-4. 2007
    ..In a prospective, randomized, double-blinded study the role of "Synbiotic 2000", a new synbiotic composition with high colony forming unit (CFU) was evaluated in the treatment of severe acute pancreatitis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Early enteral supply of lactobacillus and fiber versus selective bowel decontamination: a controlled trial in liver transplant recipients
    Nada Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 74:123-7. 2002
    ..Early enteral nutrition with solutions containing prebiotics (fiber) and probiotics (Lactobacillus) is suggested to reduce bacterial translocation and minimize the incidence of infections after liver transplantation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early enteral supply of fiber and Lactobacilli versus conventional nutrition: a controlled trial in patients with major abdominal surgery
    Nada Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Augustenberger Platz 1, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Nutrition 18:609-15. 2002
    ..Early enteral nutrition with fiber-containing solutions plus Lactobacillus may reduce bacterial translocation and minimize the incidence of infections after surgery...
  34. ncbi request reprint Synbiotics, prebiotics, glutamine, or peptide in early enteral nutrition: a randomized study in trauma patients
    Alenka Spindler-Vesel
    University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 31:119-26. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Azathioprine and mesalazine-induced effects on the mucosal flora in patients with IBD colitis
    Alexander Swidsinski
    Humboldt University, Charite Hospital, CCM, Laboratory for Molecular Genetics, Polymicrobial Infections and Bacterial Biofilms, 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:51-6. 2007
    ..The study investigated the influence of IBD treatment on the concentrations and spatial organization of mucosal bacteria using fluorescence in situ hybridization with 16s r-RNA targeting probes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment with pro- and synbiotics reduces peritonitis-induced acute lung injury in rats
    Demet Tok
    Department of Anesthesiology, Celal Bayar University, Turkey
    J Trauma 62:880-5. 2007
    ..To study whether enteral pretreatment with a synbiotic composition of lactic acid bacteria and bioactive fibers can reduce peritonitis-induced lung neutrophil infiltration and tissue injury in rats...
  37. ncbi request reprint Supply of pre- and probiotics reduces bacterial infection rates after liver transplantation--a randomized, double-blind trial
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 5:125-30. 2005
    ..Early enteral nutrition supplemented with a mixture of LAB and fibers reduces bacterial infection rates following liver transplantation. Treatment with only fibers led to a low incidence of severe infections...
  38. ncbi request reprint Modulation by enteral nutrition of the acute phase response and immune functions
    Stig Bengmark
    Departamento de Cirugia, Universidad de Lund, Suecia
    Nutr Hosp 18:1-5. 2003
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  39. pmc Comparative study of the intestinal mucus barrier in normal and inflamed colon
    Alexander Swidsinski
    Humboldt University, Charite, CCM, 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Gut 56:343-50. 2007
    ..To study the role of mucus in the spatial separation of intestinal bacteria from mucosa...
  40. ncbi request reprint Synbiotics to strengthen gut barrier function and reduce morbidity in critically ill patients
    Stig Bengmark
    Clin Nutr 23:441-5. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Synbiotic modulation of gut flora: effect on minimal hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis
    Qing Liu
    Artificial Liver Treatment and Training Center, Beijing Youan Hospital and Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
    Hepatology 39:1441-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, treatment with synbiotics or fermentable fiber is an alternative to lactulose for the management of MHE in patients with cirrhosis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Probiotics partly reverse increased bacterial translocation after simultaneous liver resection and colonic anastomosis in rats
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 117:262-71. 2004
    ..Bacterial translocation is one important cause of nosocomial infections following major abdominal surgery. Oral administration of probiotics has been proposed to diminish bacterial translocation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Probiotics: a practical review of their role in specific clinical scenarios
    Barry Jenkins
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th St, BI 4072, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 20:262-70. 2005
    ..In the arena of probiotics, numerous fundamental questions remain unanswered...
  44. ncbi request reprint Failure of Synbiotic 2000 to prevent postoperative recurrence of Crohn's disease
    Irit Chermesh
    Gastroenterology Department, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Dig Dis Sci 52:385-9. 2007
    ..Larger studies in patients with the inflammatory type of CD undergoing surgery, using higher doses of probiotics cocktail might prove effective...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lactobacilli attenuate bacteremia and endotoxemia associated with severe intra-abdominal infection
    Henrik Thorlacius
    Department of Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Surgery 134:467-73. 2003
    ..In this study, we wanted to compare the protective effect of enteral administration of lactobacilli to gentamicin against severe intra-abdominal infection...
  46. ncbi request reprint Probiotics in health and disease in the pediatric patient
    Jonathan E Markowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 49:127-41. 2002
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Bacterial biofilm suppression with antibiotics for ulcerative and indeterminate colitis: consequences of aggressive treatment
    Alexander Swidsinski
    Humboldt University, Charite Hospital, CCM, Laboratory for Molecular Genetics, Polymicrobial Infections and Biofilms, Berlin, Germany
    Arch Med Res 39:198-204. 2008
    ..Antibiotics are commonly used in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Little is known about their effect on the mucosal flora...
  48. ncbi request reprint Peripheral blood mononuclear cell expression of toll-like receptors and relation to cytokine levels in cirrhosis
    Stephen M Riordan
    Gastrointestinal and Liver Unit, The Prince of Wales Hospital and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Hepatology 37:1154-64. 2003
    ..TLR2 likely contributes to increased circulating TNF-alpha and sTNFR levels in cirrhosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Probiotics potentiate IL-6 production in IL-1beta-treated Caco-2 cells through a heat shock-dependent mechanism
    Natasha Reilly
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 293:R1169-79. 2007
    ..Results suggest that probiotics may enhance IL-6 production in enterocytes subjected to an inflammatory stimulus and that this effect may, at least in part, be heat shock dependent...
  50. pmc NF-kappaB- and AP-1-mediated induction of human beta defensin-2 in intestinal epithelial cells by Escherichia coli Nissle 1917: a novel effect of a probiotic bacterium
    Jan Wehkamp
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Robert Bosch Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany
    Infect Immun 72:5750-8. 2004
    ..The induction of hBD-2 may contribute to an enhanced mucosal barrier to the luminal bacteria...