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Mechanism of bile acid diarrhoea
Professor Julian R.F. Walters

Mechanism of bile acid diarrhoea
Professor Julian R.F. Walters

Professor Walters explores the classification of different causes of bile acid diarrhoea (BAD). Professor Walters describes the normal entrohepatic circulation of bile salts and what occurs when the system does not function correctly. 

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Are the current treatments for bile acid diarrhoea effective (BAD), and is it likely that in the future there will be better treatments for BAD?

Are the current treatments for bile acid diarrhoea effective (BAD), and is it likely that in the future there will be better treatments for BAD?

Current therapies, such as colestyramine and colesevelam, bind and eliminate bile acids from the colon. These drugs prevent the excess bile acids causing watery faeces. 

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Physiology of bile acid diarrhoea

Physiology of bile acid diarrhoea

Bile acid diarrhoea (BAD) is a common but under-recognised cause of chronic functional diarrhoea, accounting for up to a third of patients who otherwise would be labelled as diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D).

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