[A pilot study of treating ulcerative colitis with fecal microbiota transplantation].

@article{Ren2015APS,
  title={[A pilot study of treating ulcerative colitis with fecal microbiota transplantation].},
  author={Rongrong Ren and Gang Sun and Yunsheng Yang and Lihua Peng and Xiuli Zhang and Shufang Wang and Yan Dou and Xiaomei Zhang and Zikai Wang and Xiaochen Bo and Qingsen Liu and Wen Li and Nannan Fan and Xin Ma},
  journal={Zhonghua nei ke za zhi},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={411-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the procedure, effectiveness and safety of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). METHODS Seven patients (6 men and 1 woman, aged 17-66 years) with active UC were treated with FMT through endoscopic duodenal infusion or combined endoscopic duodenal and colonic approaches. The clinical manifestations and laboratory results were recorded before and after FMT respectively. Disease response was evaluated with Mayo scores. Fresh fecal… CONTINUE READING