Claves prácticas para un trasplante de microbiota fecal por colonoscopía en infección por Clostridium difficile recurrente. Experiencia en un centro universitario

Ricardo Cruz, Hugo Monrroy, Jorge Flandez, Carlos M. Pérez, Manuel Álvarez-Lobos, Cristian Hernández-Rocha
2018 Revista chilena de infectología  
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is a highly effective therapy in recurrent Clostridium difficile. The best route to administrate the fecal matter has not been established yet. However, the lower gastrointestinal route by colonoscopy is effective and safe, presenting a higher acceptance by patients. In addition, this route allows an evaluation of colonic mucosa seeking for differential diagnostics. We present a case series of FMT performed in our institution by colonoscopy, highlighting
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doi:10.4067/s0716-10182018000500566 pmid:30725005 fatcat:ytqntzy2r5bjte4cznpouaalqe