Jejunoileal bypass: change in the flora of the small intestine and its clinical impact.

@article{Corrodi1984JejunoilealBC,
  title={Jejunoileal bypass: change in the flora of the small intestine and its clinical impact.},
  author={P Corrodi},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1984},
  volume={6 Suppl 1},
  pages={S80-4}
}
  • P Corrodi
  • Published 1984 in Reviews of infectious diseases
Among the complications of jejunoileal bypass for morbid obesity are proctitis, bypass enteritis, liver disease, dermatitis, and arthritis, all of which are thought to be connected with the intestinal microflora. Quantitative cultures from the small bowel of patients before the establishment of the bypass and from patients with reoperations indicate colonization of both the functioning small bowel (bacterial counts, 10(5.0)-10(7.6)/ml) and of the bypassed loop (bacterial counts, 10(6.4)-10(9.7… CONTINUE READING