Putting Fecal Microbiota Transplantation into Practice Part 2


In Part 2 Lea Ann Chen, MD, discusses some potential issues associated with Fecal Matter Transplantation.

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.

Lea Ann Chen, MD, a gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, discusses some of the more practical aspects of utilizing FMT.

See Part 1 Here

In Part 2 of an interview with HCPlive's Gale Scott,

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