stool transplant

stool transplant

n.
A fecal microbiota transplantation procedure.
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It may sound potty to some, but Ysbyty Gwynedd will use Faecal Microbiota Transfer (FMT), also known as a stool transplant, to cure the vast majority of people with recurring cases of Clostridium difficile.
OpenBiome's charge of $250 for a prepared stool transplant has not received FDA approval but the product is being used to treat resistant C.
Ben Eiseman, MD, a surgeon in Denver, reported in 1958 about four patients treated with stool transplants in the journal Surgery.
He received a stool transplant from his nephew, and it cleared up the condition quickly
It's a human stool transplant (HST) using donated stool from a healthy family member.
Human Stool Transplant Effective Treatment For C-diff.
Costly treatments from Merck and Co and other drugmakers, and a vaccine from Sanofi, are on the horizon, but growing numbers of gastroenterologists are more excited about the use of human stool transplants, which in experimental settings have consistently cured 85 percent to 90 per cent of patients who have had multiple episodes of C.