Tag: fecal transplant

Fecal Microbial Transplantation: A Treatment for Clostridium Difficile

Fecal Microbial Transplantation: A Treatment for Clostridium Difficile

Treating Clostridium difficile with fecal microbial transplantation. A healthy digestive system is home to thousands of bacteria. The intestinal tract includes the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, which is also known as the colon. In most cases these microbes are harmless or even beneficial to a healthy individual. However,

The Power of Poop — AMNH SciCafe

The Power of Poop — AMNH SciCafe

>>ARI GRINSPAN (Gastroenterologist): Happy New Year. Thank you to the wonderful folks here at the American Museum of Natural History to invite me to talk about my passion: shit. My mother’s very proud. These floating things that you’re seeing here are bacteria. Bacteria have a really bad reputation. So a

Why Fecal Microbial Transplant (FMT) Doesn’t Always Work Out

Why Fecal Microbial Transplant (FMT) Doesn’t Always Work Out

Greetings. I just made a video previously about FMT, fecal microbial transplantation, and I’ve had one person asking me a few times now that they’ve had it done, and why didn’t it work out for them? Why did it fail them? You got to remember, you’re getting a donor’s fecal