Four years of North American registry home parenteral nutrition outcome data and their implications for patient management.

@article{Howard1991FourYO,
  title={Four years of North American registry home parenteral nutrition outcome data and their implications for patient management.},
  author={Lyn J. Howard and Lenore L. Heaphey and Charles Richard Fleming and Linda A Lininger and E. S. Steiger},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1991},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={
          384-93
        }
}
The OASIS Registry started annual collection of longitudinal data on patients on home parenteral nutrition (HPN) in 1984. This report describes outcome profiles on 1594 HPN patients in seven disease categories. Analysis showed clinical outcome was principally a reflection of the underlying diagnosis. Patients with Crohn's disease, ischemic bowel disease, motility disorders, radiation enteritis, and congenital bowel dysfunction all had a fairly long-term clinical outcome, whereas those with… CONTINUE READING
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