Retrospective Cohort Study
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2017.
World J Gastroenterol. Feb 7, 2017; 23(5): 842-852
Published online Feb 7, 2017. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i5.842
Figure 1
Figure 1 Study flow chart. A total of 3715 hydrogen breath examinations was eligible; 1586 were excluded due to missing or insufficient clinical data. From the remaining 2129 records, 320 were excluded because of multiple breath tests in the same subject, so that a summary total of 1809 patients were included in our study. 175 (9.7%) showed SIBO in terms, while 1634 did not (90.3%). SIBO: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.