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 ...
FMT no better than placebo in IBS
By Michael Woodhead
4 May 2020