Make room for poop transplants, even if a stool-based therapy is eventually approved — insist doctors and patients in FDA hearing
“No one wants a fecal transplant. The sheer desperation it takes for someone to agree to have the poop of another person transplanted into their body is mind-boggling,” said Christian Lillis of the Peggy Lillis Foundation, at an FDA hearing on fecal microbiota transplantation on Monday, where a platoon of FMT researchers, clinicians, patients, patient advocates, and even a stool bank offered their perspectives on the evidence supporting the treatment’s safety and efficacy.
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