Management of intestinal failure.

Abstract

Intestinal failure (IF) occurs when the body is unable to sustain its energy and fluid requirements without support, due to loss of functional small bowel. Prolonged IF is seen after large intestinal resection and described as short bowel syndrome (SBS). The hallmark of the management is parental nutrition (PN), which is costly and may be associated with… (More)

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@article{Soondrum2006ManagementOI, title={Management of intestinal failure.}, author={Krishna Soondrum and Richard M. Hinds}, journal={Indian journal of pediatrics}, year={2006}, volume={73 10}, pages={913-8} }