Differential Effects of FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Mono-Saccharides and Polyols) on Small and Large Intestinal Contents in Healthy Subjects Shown by MRI

A Podcast with Robin C. Spiller, MD, FRCP

Robin C. Spiller, MD, FRCP, co-author of new research on the effect of FODMAPs such as fructose and fructans on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms published in the January 2014 issue of AJG, talks with AJG Co-Editor Dr. William D. Chey about the dietary substances included in the FODMAP classification, the MRI imaging techniques used to measure FODMAP impact on colonic distention and gas production in this study, and how clinicians might consider FODMAPs along with gluten and lactose when recommending dietary interventions for IBS patients. (21:53)

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