Interdisciplinary Management of Pediatric Intestinal Failure: A 10-Year Review of Rehabilitation and Transplantation

@article{Nucci2007InterdisciplinaryMO,
  title={Interdisciplinary Management of Pediatric Intestinal Failure: A 10-Year Review of Rehabilitation and Transplantation},
  author={Anita Nucci and R. Cartland Burns and Tichianaa Armah and Kristyn Lowery and Jane Anne Yaworski and Sharon Strohm and Geoff J Bond and George V Mazariegos and Robert Squires},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={429-436}
}
Management of children with intestinal failure is optimized by interdisciplinary coordination of parenteral and enteral nutrition support, medical management of associated complications, surgical lengthening procedures, and intestinal transplantation. Three hundred eighty-nine pediatric patients have been referred to our center for interdisciplinary assessment of intestinal failure since 1996 (median age = 1 year; range 1 day–28.8 years). Factors predictive of weaning from parenteral nutrition… CONTINUE READING