Bovine colostrum to children with short bowel syndrome: a randomized, double-blind, crossover pilot study.

BACKGROUND Management of short bowel syndrome (SBS) aims to achieve intestinal autonomy to prevent fluid, electrolyte, and nutrient deficiencies and maintain adequate development. Remnant intestinal adaptation is required to obtain autonomy. In the newborn pig, colostrum has been shown to support intestinal development and hence adaptive processes. AIM… CONTINUE READING