Advances in short bowel syndrome: an updated review

  title={Advances in short bowel syndrome: an updated review},
  author={Igor Sukhotnik and Arnold G. Coran and Alexander Kramer and Eitan Shiloni and Jorge G. Mogilner},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
Short bowel syndrome (SBS) continues to be an important clinical problem due to its high mortality and morbidity as well as its devastating socioeconomic effects. The past 3 years have witnessed many advances in the investigation of this condition, with the aim of elucidating the cellular and molecular mechanisms of intestinal adaptation. Such information may provide opportunities to exploit various factors that act as growth agents for the remaining bowel mucosa and may suggest new therapeutic… CONTINUE READING