StudyReason for exclusion
Blanchard 1987 (a)Not said to be randomised
Blanchard 1987 (b)Not a comparison
Chiarioni 2002Not a comparison
Chiarioni 1993Not a comparison
Leahy 1998Not a comparison
Mimura 2001Not IBS
Neff 1988Not randomised; reported long term follow-up of the original study by Neff 1987
Radnitz and Blanchard 1988Not a comparison
Radnitz and Blanchard 1989Not a comparison
RorhböckNot RCT
Schwarz et al 1986Not a comparison

From: Appendix E, Excluded studies

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