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Table 1 Examples of treatment success of gastrointestinal disorders

From: Efficacy of turmeric in the treatment of digestive disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Gastrointestinal disorder Treatment success
Dyspepsia Improvement in dyspepsia clinical scores, such as a dyspepsia score [25, 26], the Global Overall Severity score [27]
Peptic ulcer • Complete healing of the ulcer as observed from endoscopy [28]; or
• Presence of negative tests for Helicobacter pylori 4 weeks or longer after the end of therapy [29]
IBS Improvement in IBS clinical scores, such as:
• IBS-related symptom score [30]
• Functional Bowel Disorder Severity Index [31]
• IBS Severity Scoring System [32]
IBD - Crohn’s disease Improvement in the Crohn's Disease Activity Index [33]
IBD - ulcerative colitis Improvement in the clinical scores, such as Mayo Clinic Score [34], Modified Mayo Disease Activity Index [35]
GERD Improvement in clinical scores, such as GERD score [36], Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Activity Index [37]
GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease; IBD, inflammatory bowel disease; IBS, irritable bowel disease.
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