High-output stoma after small-bowel resections for Crohn's disease

  title={High-output stoma after small-bowel resections for Crohn's disease},
  author={Stephen KK Tsao and Melanie A Baker and J. M. Nightingale},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology &Hepatology},
Background A 56-year-old Caucasian woman with a history of Crohn's disease and multiple bowel resections resulting in a loop jejunostomy was referred to our Nutritional Unit from a neighboring district general hospital for further management. She was first seen in October 2001, and initial assessment indicated that she was malnourished with fluid depletion, evidenced by the high volume of stomal fluid produced. There had been no sudden change in her medication, her Crohn's disease was quiescent… CONTINUE READING


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