From the cradle to enteral autonomy: the role of autologous gastrointestinal reconstruction.

@article{Bianchi2006FromTC,
  title={From the cradle to enteral autonomy: the role of autologous gastrointestinal reconstruction.},
  author={Adrian Bianchi},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={130 2 Suppl 1},
  pages={S138-46}
}
The short bowel state is treatable, with acceptable long-term quality of life. Management during the first 6-12 months of life is critical but, presently, frequently compromises long-term survival and prospects. At first presentation, primary caregivers, working with specialists at designated intestinal failure centers, should develop a structured individual-oriented management plan. Preservation of venous access, "hepatosparing" parenteral nutrition, and avoidance of liver sepsis are crucial… CONTINUE READING

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