Intestinal Failure: Adaptation, Rehabilitation, and Transplantation.

  title={Intestinal Failure: Adaptation, Rehabilitation, and Transplantation.},
  author={Shishira Bharadwaj and Parul Tandon and Krishna Charan Meka and John M Rivas and Andrea K Jevenn and Ning-Tsu Kuo and Ezra Steiger},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  volume={50 5},
Intestinal failure (IF) is a state in which the nutritional demands are not met by the gastrointestinal absorptive surface. A majority of IF cases are associated with short-bowel syndrome, which is a result of malabsorption after significant intestinal resection for numerous reasons, some of which include Crohn's disease, vascular thrombosis, and radiation… CONTINUE READING