Neonatal short bowel syndrome outcomes after the establishment of the first Canadian multidisciplinary intestinal rehabilitation program: preliminary experience.

@article{Diamond2007NeonatalSB,
  title={Neonatal short bowel syndrome outcomes after the establishment of the first Canadian multidisciplinary intestinal rehabilitation program: preliminary experience.},
  author={Ivan R. Diamond and Nicole T de Silva and Paul B. Pencharz and Jae Hyun Kim and Paul W. Wales},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={806-11}
}
BACKGROUND A multidisciplinary intestinal rehabilitation team has been in place at our institution for 3 years. Our goal was to compare the preliminary outcomes of neonates with short bowel syndrome before with those after the establishment of our formalized intestinal failure program (Group for the Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment [GIFT]). METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of our intestinal failure registry comparing preGIFT (1997-1999) with GIFT (2003-2005… CONTINUE READING

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