Original Article
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World J Gastroenterol. Nov 21, 2014; 20(43): 16215-16226
Published online Nov 21, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i43.16215
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Figure 3 Comparison of irritable bowel syndrome severity score system each question (Q) score between week 0 and 6. A: In low fermentable, oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols diet (LFD); B: Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG); C: Normal (Danish/Western) diet (ND) group. Y axis: Irritable bowel syndrome severity score system (IBS-SSS) question mean score; X axis: IBS-SSS (Q1-5). IBS-SSS (severity scoring system) questionnaire includes five questions on a 0-100 VAS scale: severity of abdominal pain (Q1), frequency of abdominal pain (Q2), severity of abdominal distension (Q3), dissatisfaction with bowel habits (Q4), and interference with quality of life (Q5).