‘Poepmonster alternative to internal darmonderzoek to Crohn’s disease, and to exclude’
Photo: Crohn’s Disease, stomach, intestines
Patients where it is suspected that they have Crohn’s disease or any other chronic intestinal inflammation, may, in the future, with only a poepmonster the diagnosis. Previously had a patient a comprehensive examination to undergo.
The coloscopy (examination by means of a kijkinstrument) is only necessary when a strong suspicion exists. Reports that the medical center Tuesday.
According to the researchers, the new IS-pro technique is a fast technique that is in every hospital and laboratory can be applied.
“The technique makes the diagnosis for doctors and for the patients with suspected inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), an inflamed bowel, easier. In place of the first a coloscopy to do and days bacterial culture, the general practitioner can now poepmonster send that in almost nine out of ten times, the disease is to exclude.”
“And only as a sample IBD demonstrates, a patient for a coloscopisch research,” says medical microbiologist dr. Dries Budding.
During the poeptest is the composition of the bacteria in the colon checked. This composition is different in patients with a chronic intestinal inflammation than in healthy people. According to the researchers, the new technique is to ensure that patients with Crohn’s disease or any other chronic intestinal inflammation in a timely fashion to start with therapy.
According to the researchers, would also be the course of the disorders better and easier to monitor, which is very important in chronic infections of the intestines.