Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation: dynamics of nutritional management and functional autonomy.

@article{Rovera2003IntestinalAM,
  title={Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation: dynamics of nutritional management and functional autonomy.},
  author={G. M. Rovera and Robert E. Schoen and Beth Goldbach and Douglas Janson and Geoffrey Bond and Jorge Rakela and Toby O. Graham and S. O'keefe and Kareem M. Abu-Elmagd},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          252-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe the dynamics of nutrition management of intestinal transplant recipients and allograft functional autonomy. METHODS Intestinal absorptive functions and recipient nutritional status were monitored during the 12-month study period. Absorption was evaluated with D-xylose absorption and fecal fat excretion. Indices for nutrition were body weight, anthropometric measures, and serum albumin. RESULTS Before transplant, all patients were total… CONTINUE READING

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