Treat C. diff, choose the correct antibiotic regimen, and identify who needs fecal transplant as we “curbside” Gastroenterologist, Dr. Adam Ehrlich from Temple University Hospital. On the show, we cover the ins-and-outs of procuring, preparing and performing transplants as well as future directions in this burgeoning field e.g. IBD, obesity, metabolic syndrome and more.
Take Home Points:
Links from the Show:
Review on novel uses for fecal transplantation
Randomized controlled trial of fresh vs frozen fecal transplantation
Review on mechanisms for gut microbiota on metabolic syndromes