Poo transplant RCTs show mixed results in IBS

Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) may produce short-term improvements in symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome but the benefits are not maintained at one year, a randomised controlled trial in 65 patients has shown. However, another RCT presented at DDW 2018 found no improvement in patients who had FMT compared to placebo. A Belgian trial ...

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