Putting Fecal Microbiota Transplantation into Practice


In part one of our interview with Lea Ann Chen, MD, from NYU Langone Medical Center she discusses the practical aspects of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation.

Lea Ann Chen, MD, a gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, discusses the latest developments in FMT.

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Transfering beneficial bacteria into the guts of patients suffering from Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infections is far from standard practice. Known as fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) the procedure can work dramatic cures for people with previously intractable infections. Now that FMT is catching on, doctors are experimenting with different ways to get the helpful microbes where they need to go. In an interview with HCPlive's Gale Scott,

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