gastroenterology
IBS

FMT no better than placebo in IBS

Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) produces only transient improvement in IBS symptoms and the effects are no better than placebo at three months, a randomised controlled trial has shown. When delivered by colonoscopy, a single treatment of FMT produced a significant improvement in IBS symptoms compared to baseline levels but the Finnish study involving 49 patients ...

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