Listen: Patient dies after undergoing fecal transplant procedure
"People transplants were kind of the super procedure came out years ago. If you lose your microbiome colon tests, and you need a reboot. Because you're suffering from clustered. Inflammatory bowel disease. We can transplant somebody else's urine. I'm sorry. Sorry. There's urine here in the office in the studio. It's like gotta get off mind you could transplant somebody else's stool or feces or bacteria. The somebody died. The FDA has issued a safety warning over fingerprints bonds after one patient died following the procedure. And then another one became severely ill in a safe dealer posted Thursday to its website, the FDA said the use of fecal, Michael Vallarta for transplantation, or f-. Mt. Carries the potential risk of serious, or life, threatening defections, the FDA's of the two patients weren't me to compromise developed E coli infections after receiving fecal transplants from the same donor. So if it wasn't screened. For e-coli and mind, you, it's vac Tiriac from a colon. Can't really extract sterilize it because you need the bacteria, you could give it to somebody who is now. Average for fiction somebody can say, okay, well, just don't, don't give it to you to compromise people, the average person that's suffering from it might be on immunosuppressive drugs, or the average person that suffers from, you know, these types of issues, may already be compromised. So they said that the donor still resulting FM to used these two individuals were not tested for ESPN producing gram negative organisms prior to us. So there's good E coli in the baddie cold. I if I kinda word that way in the Vati, call is the one that causes hemolytic uremic syndrome. And it's bad. So the coli that you and I have at our bodies. It doesn't really bother us that much. As critic ally. But if you got the band kind of you get it from somebody else, or you get an infection or you get you go to restaurants and the president wash your hands. Then unfortunately now you are at risk. Part of me is what drain of maybe we do have even some of the bad kind. But it does bother us. Leaves us allowance just wonder if it's a different strain and the body knows it's foreign. It can't protect against. Now, they're saying that treatment for this FM t. Has not been approved by the FDA, but there's clinical trials going on. So according to Fox News, it's not clear why the patients have received the fecal transplants. The procedure has been used to treat C difficile colitis accomplish van about two thousand thirteen. There was a study that found fecal transplants to be more effective in treating see death. Then oral antibiotics. So the procedures typically performed through colonoscopy, or by nasal duodenal tube, rather than end G, and as tube and days duodenal, too. Because if you transfer the feces or whatever, or the micro bio, or the or the bacteria, or even capsule form to the stomachs, eat it all up. You gotta get into the intestine, so the Zigic on that way. Of course, John Hopkins division of gastroenterology. And when the Qantas withdrawn for the patient, the donor stole is delivered through the colonoscopy the colon. So the FDA's urging patients considering fecal transplants tweet, c diff to speak with their healthcare provider about the potential risks associated the procedure for donors to answer specific questions and the days recommending testing of the stole. So again, this is another example of how we have some really cool stuff in medicine. Really, really cool stuff. And some things are just not one hundred"