Bowel Sounds: The Pediatric GI Podcast

Stacy Kahn - Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

November 22, 2021 NASPGHAN Season 2 Episode 24
Bowel Sounds: The Pediatric GI Podcast
Stacy Kahn - Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Show Notes

In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Temara Hajjat and Jennifer Lee talk to Dr. Stacy Kahn about fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in children with GI disorders. We discuss indications, contraindications, safety, methods of delivery, outcomes and controversies regarding using FMT to treat diseases like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). She also explains how she became the first person to perform FMT by colonoscopy in a child.

Learning objectives:
1. Learning the definition of FMT
2. Learning the indications for FMT
3. Learning the different delivery methods for FMT
4. Learning the contraindications and complications of FMT

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Produced by: Temara Hajjat

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