Home Mail MemberMap Chat (0) Wallpapers
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Ed & Dave Lounge

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-26-2012, 10:06 AM  
Chief Gump Chief Gump is offline
Run dumb ass run
 
Chief Gump's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Casino cash: $5000
I would have helped her out...

I just would have put something else in her colon

Quote:
Little-known fecal transplant cures woman's bacterial infection

After surviving a near-fatal car accident, Kaitlin Hunter found herself battling a devastating bacterial infection in her colon that also threatened her life.

The persistent infection was beaten through a little-known technique involving the transplant of fecal matter from Hunter's mother, which put healthy bacteria back into her colon.

Following the July procedure, "I've been so happy," said Hunter, 20, of Marietta, Georgia. "I'm cured."

Her struggle began more than a year earlier when she was released from a hospital in Sacramento, California.

A June 2011 car accident fractured her lower spine, lacerated her liver and colon, and broke all 10 toes. Emergency crews used the Jaws of Life to cut Hunter from her dad's car, and then she was flown to the hospital, where she spent the next month.

Upon her release, Hunter flew home to Georgia. It hadn't been the summer vacation she imagined, but she thought she was getting better.

But "right when I got off the plane, I went to the hospital. I was having extremely bad stomach pain. A month later, we found out it was C. diff," Hunter said, using the abbreviation for the bacteria clostridium difficile.

In the hospital after her accident, doctors followed standard care and put Hunter on antibiotics to prevent an infection.

In spite of the antibiotics -- or possibly because of them -- C. diff infected her colon, causing severe stomach pain, diarrhea and vomiting.

Hunter, who stands 5 feet 7 inches tall, lost 40 pounds during her struggle. Her weight plummeted to 85 pounds.

It's believed that antibiotics, which kill harmful infection-causing bacteria, also weaken the beneficial, healthy bacteria percolating in the colon. With the colon's defenses down, C. diff grows rampant, releasing a toxin and inflaming the colon.

C. diff infections kill about 14,000 people in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the number and severity of total cases have increased dramatically over the past decade.

Even though antibiotics put someone at risk of developing a C. diff infection, standard treatment still calls for prescribing more and different antibiotics to kill the C. diff and allow healthy bacteria to recolonize.

But for many people such as Hunter -- who went through nine rounds of antibiotic treatments -- the healthy bacteria never get the upper hand, and the C. diff just keeps coming back.

'Brand-new' treatment

Increasingly, doctors are taking a different approach. Instead of continued assaults on bacteria, "fecal matter transplants" recolonize the colon with new bacteria from a healthy donor.

"This is brand-new for most gastroenterologists," said Dr. Suku George, Hunter's treating physician. "We are very excited about this."

George had never deposited fecal matter by colonoscopy into a patient until Hunter wanted to try it.

Hunter's mother "donated" one of her stools for the procedure. Next, the hospital lab carefully diluted it, and George pumped the foreign fecal matter right into Hunter's colon.

The result ended Hunter's struggle with C. diff.

A study published in March reported a 91% cure rate after just one fecal matter transplant, and a 98% cure rate when combined with an additional round of antibiotics.

Remarkably, that study only included the sickest of patients. All 77 of the study participants already had a recurring C. diff infection, having tried and failed five rounds of antibiotic-only treatments over 11 months, on average.

The study used the colonoscopy method, which many believe is the most effective, because relatively large amounts of fecal matter can be placed deep inside the colon.

Other methods use either an enema or a nasogastric tube, which sends fecal matter through the nasal passage, down the throat and into the stomach.

George tried the nasogastric tube on Hunter, using fecal material from her father, but the C. diff infection returned. He then asked for and received permission to perform the hospital's first colonoscopic fecal transplant.

Looking ahead

Gastroenterologists pioneering the practice unanimously seem to agree that eventually a cleaner, commercially developed suppository will replace the crude feces and water mixtures currently in use.

"It'll become a little more acceptable to hospitals and patients and more widely performed," said Dr. Lawrence Brandt, a professor of medicine and surgery at New York's Albert Einstein College of Medicine who was the lead author on the March study. "But for people that have recurring C. diff, it doesn't really much matter, because these patients are so ill and so much want to get better. The fact that it's stool, it doesn't matter to them."

To enroll in a fecal transplant study, visit clinicaltrials.gov.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/26/health...ant/index.html
Posts: 437
Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.Chief Gump is not part of the Right 53.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:38 AM   #16
Radar Chief Radar Chief is offline
Wearing ballistic dog goggles.
 
Radar Chief's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: In the box.
Casino cash: $5956
Quote:
Her weight plummeted to 85 pounds.
Hawt. /Omaha
__________________
Like "Cool Hand" Luke I'm busting rocks.

__/|_/[___]
|/ \\_| ---OllllO
_( ))~-( ))-0--))
Posts: 22,433
Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.Radar Chief is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:39 AM   #17
Count Zarth Count Zarth is offline
JUST SAY NO
 
Count Zarth's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2002
Casino cash: $13807
Kyle: I'm nothing but crap
Mr. Hanky: but crap is everything

Everything on earth poos in some way and that's how the cycle happens each and everyday
Just look at the green, green grass and the birds up in the sky it's all because of poo and now I'll tell you why

Grass is eaten by the cattle, which is eaten by women and men, it fuses through their bodies which becomes poo again
Now poo goes through the sewer which is dumped into the sea and it's eaten by the plankton which becomes the fishes' meat
Then the bigger fish with the poo still inside swims up near the shore and gets eaten alive
A grizzly bear that poos on a dry piece of sand so it can spring to life and become poo for the land

Chorus:
It's the poo of the antelope
The poo of the giraffe
It craws into the earth and becomes the blades of grass
The grass is eaten by the cattle which comes out the other end
To make poo for the humans and start all over again

Mr. Hanky: You see son you're not an insignificant part of life you are life
Kyle: but how can I be that giraffe, and blade of grass, and a human. I don't control what they do.
Mr. Hanky: just like your heart beats without you thinking about it, so too your giraffes and your humans do what they do without you even thinking about it, but it is all one life form, it is all you
Kyle: I think I see now

I'm the poo of the antelope that flows onto to the ground. Becomes the grass of tomorrow, yeah which the prisoners turn around. So I'm the leg of the leopard and the wings of the hen which becomes dinner for the humans and turns back into poo again.

That the circle, the circle of poo.
__________________
The Chiefs will finish 5-11, Alex Smith will play horribly, and Geno and I will cackle with glee while he burns Kansas City.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mavericks Ace View Post
I may be brain dead who knows.
Posts: 167,620
Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Zarth is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:47 AM   #18
Sully Sully is offline
It Goes On
 
Sully's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Lees Summit
Casino cash: $6092
Great...
Now people will be leaving skidmarks to take part in this new miracle-cure.
__________________
"And I don't wish that girl any bad luck," he said, "but I hope she gets hit with a car."
- Tommy Lasorda
Posts: 13,509
Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sully Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:49 AM   #19
notorious notorious is online now
I Lay Wood for a Living
 
notorious's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2005
Location: Who knows?
Casino cash: $9474


Posts: 30,967
notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:50 AM   #20
bevischief bevischief is offline
....
 
bevischief's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: North Dakota
Casino cash: $5982
VARSITY
Crap is now a 2 way street.
__________________
Why
Posts: 24,282
bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.bevischief is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:51 AM   #21
vailpass vailpass is offline
Yah Mules!
 
vailpass's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2001
Casino cash: $6420
I laughed so hard tears ran down my leg.
__________________
It don't matter what line we hand you
When we come a crawlin' in.
We ain't wrong, we ain't sorry,
An' it's probably gonna happen again.

T. Byrd
Posts: 36,741
vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:52 AM   #22
Fish Fish is offline
Missing Dick Curl
 
Fish's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Casino cash: $6735
I'm pretty sure they got the idea from that one porno....
__________________
Posts: 25,795
Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.Fish is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:53 AM   #23
boogblaster boogblaster is offline
MVP
 
boogblaster's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Verdigris Valley Campsite
Casino cash: $5000
to the outhouses .....
__________________
** WR or S please**
Posts: 10,307
boogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliboogblaster 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelli
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 10:55 AM   #24
notorious notorious is online now
I Lay Wood for a Living
 
notorious's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2005
Location: Who knows?
Casino cash: $9474
Someone actually gives a shit.
Posts: 30,967
notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 11:03 AM   #25
KCUnited KCUnited is online now
Armed and Using
 
KCUnited's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Harms Way
Casino cash: $7025
Quote:
Originally Posted by KC Fish View Post
I wonder if insurance companies cover poop transplants....
I rectum they would as long it wasn't a preexisting condition.
Posts: 12,799
KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.KCUnited is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 11:14 AM   #26
Hog Farmer Hog Farmer is offline
Good Donkey = Dead Donkey
 
Hog Farmer's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2001
Casino cash: $6876
Don't believe this for a minute.

It's a crock of ....
Posts: 15,340
Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 11:14 AM   #27
Hog Farmer Hog Farmer is offline
Good Donkey = Dead Donkey
 
Hog Farmer's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2001
Casino cash: $6876
Dr. must have screwed up because her face looks like shit.
Posts: 15,340
Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.Hog Farmer 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 11:41 AM   #28
thebrad84 thebrad84 is offline
My name...is Horace!
 
thebrad84's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Olathe, KS
Casino cash: $5660
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hog Farmer View Post
Dr. must have screwed up because her face looks like shit.
Eh..i'd still PIIHB
__________________
Posts: 1,019
thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.thebrad84 is not part of the Right 53.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 11:42 AM   #29
notorious notorious is online now
I Lay Wood for a Living
 
notorious's Avatar
 

Join Date: May 2005
Location: Who knows?
Casino cash: $9474
Quote:
Originally Posted by thebrad84 View Post
Eh..i'd still PIIHB
The Doc beat you to the punch.
Posts: 30,967
notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.notorious is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 11:53 AM   #30
KC Tattoo KC Tattoo is offline
SPOT THE PSYCHO
 
KC Tattoo's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: ks
Casino cash: $7360
In other news or related news, I think R8ard is having similar symptoms

http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=264242
Posts: 21,221
KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.KC Tattoo is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:36 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.