Items Tagged ‘Fecal’

April 8, 2014

Children Benefit from Fecal Transplant to Combat C. Difficile

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

Article Originally Featured in Digestive Disease Update To address the issues of rising cases in children with cases of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), and the rise of recurrence in children, Mark G. Bartlett, M.D., a pediatric gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. initiated a fecal microbiota transplant program for young patients with refractory C. […]

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Tags: c. difficile, children, Clostridium Difficile, digestive, digestive disease, Fecal, fecal transplant, mark bartlett, microbiota, pediatrics

October 24, 2013

Microbiome Transplant: A Patient’s Story

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

    I’ve been a paraplegic and a Mayo Clinic patient for over 10 years. My legs decided to stop working in a matter of a few short months due to a spinal tumor, so I didn’t think I was a stranger to adversity. Then I met a nasty little bug they call C. Difficile. […]

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Tags: c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, Dianne Shea, Fecal, fecal transplant, Heather Johnson, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, microbiome, Microbiome Transplant, nicholas chia, personalized care

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