ACG 2015 Press Briefing: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT): Beyond the “Ick” Factor

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    Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT): Beyond the “Ick” Factor – Predictors and Outcomes of Failure, Delivery Options, Stool Banks and Can FMT Really Make You Fat?

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    Moderator: Colleen Kelly, MD, FACG, Brown University, (author of late-breaking abstract Oral 44: A Multicenter, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double Blind Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Patients with Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection) Access abstract

     

    Panelists:

    • Sahil Khanna, MBBS, Mayo Clinic – Oral 4 Gut Microbiota Changes as Predictors of Treatment Failure in Primary Clostridium difficile Infection; and Poster 1495 Management and Outcomes of Patients With Failed Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection Access author insight and abstracts Oral 4 and Poster 1495

     

    •   Monika Fischer, MD, MS, Department of Medicine, Indiana University – Oral 39 Predictors of Failure After Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) for the Therapy of Clostridium difficile Infection; and Poster 795 – Weight Change After Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Is Not Associated With Donor Body Mass Index (BMI) Access author insight and abstracts Oral 39 Poster 795

     

    • Dina Kao, MD, University of Alberta – Poster 103 – A Dual Center, Randomized Trial Comparing Colonoscopy and Oral Capsule Delivered Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in the Treatment of Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection: Preliminary Results Access author insight and abstract

     

    • Zain Kassam, MD, MPH, OpenBiome, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oral 38, “The Cost-Effectiveness of Competing Strategies for Managing Multiply Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection: Examining the Impact of Universal Stool Banks and Encapsulated Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Access author insight and abstract

     


    Media Interview Requests:

    Press room and video recording facilities will be available onsite. To arrange an interview with any ACG experts or abstract authors please contact Jacqueline Gaulin of ACG via email jgaulin@gi.org or by phone at 301-263-9000. From Sunday, October 18 – Wednesday, October 21, in ACG Press Room (Room 317B; Phone: (808) 792-6633 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu.


     

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