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, 39 (230), 73-6

[Fecal Transplantation the Future Therapy?]

[Article in Polish]
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Editorial

[Fecal Transplantation the Future Therapy?]

[Article in Polish]
Ewelina Rebizak et al. Pol Merkur Lekarski.

Abstract

Intestinal bacteria play an important role in human physiology, taking part in the metabolism, absorption of nutrients and regulation of the immune system. In many illnesses the bacterial imbalance in the digestive tract occurs, and fecal transplantation is one method that allows you to restore the balance. The essence of the described method is to replace the pathogenesis, abnormal bacterial flora with the flora occurring in normal healthy individuals. So far, the main use of the method described in the article is resistant to antibiotics Clostridium difficile infection, which gives you a chance to avoid total colectomy. The article presents an accurate description of the same procedure to prepare the material, the selection of donor, recipient preparation and diseases, such as inflammatory bowel diseases, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes and obesity, in which this method of treatment is currently practised.

Keywords: fecal microbiota transplantation; fecal transplantation; inflammatory bowel disease; irritable bowel syndrome; pseudomembranous enterocolitis.

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