Fecal microbiota transplantation: past, present and future

@article{Aroniadis2013FecalMT,
  title={Fecal microbiota transplantation: past, present and future},
  author={Olga C. Aroniadis and Lawrence J Brandt},
  journal={Current Opinion in Gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={79–84}
}
  • Olga C. Aroniadis, Lawrence J Brandt
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Gastroenterology
  • Purpose of reviewFecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) re-establishes a balanced intestinal flora with resultant cure of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (RCDI). FMT has also been used to treat other gastrointestinal (GI) diseases including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and chronic constipation and a variety of non-GI disorders. The purpose of this review is to discuss the intestinal microbiota and FMT treatment of GI and non-GI diseases. Recent… CONTINUE READING

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    The gut microbiota is considered to constitute a "microbial organ" which has pivotal roles in the intestinal diseases and body's metabolism. Evidence from animal and human studies… Expand
    ConditionsCrohn's Diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    InterventionProcedure
    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    The gut microbiota is considered to constitute a "microbial organ" which has pivotal roles in the intestinal diseases and body's metabolism. Evidence from animal and human studies… Expand
    ConditionsBacteria, Fecal Microbiota Transplantation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, (+2 more)
    InterventionDrug, Procedure
    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory conditions of the small bowel and colon. Main types include Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. Symptoms are often… Expand
    ConditionsInflammatory Bowel Diseases
    InterventionProcedure

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