November 2, 2011

Fecal matter saves Arizona man


At a glance, Jerry Grant looks like any healthy 33-year-old husband and father. But the past six months have been agonizing, terrifying and confusing. The cure -- the end to his suffering -- is not the answer he expected when this all began in the spring. It's a medical procedure that sounds too strange to be true, but it's saving lives here in the Valley. Fecal Transplant therapy is where doctors take feces, or poop, from one person and put it in another.

KPNX (Ariz), by Chris Williams, 11/2/11

Additional coverage: Huffington Post, US News & World Report, Phoenix NewTimes, Zmarter, MedBroadcast

Tags: Mayo Clinic Arizona

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