Nutrition and immunological status in long-term follow up of children with short bowel syndrome.

@article{Gonzlez2005NutritionAI,
  title={Nutrition and immunological status in long-term follow up of children with short bowel syndrome.},
  author={Horacio F Gonz{\'a}lez and Nestor Perez and Agustina Malpeli and Mar{\'i}a In{\'e}s Mart{\'i}nez and Beatriz Del Buono and Fernando E. E Viteri},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={186-91}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the long-term evolution, nutrition status, growth, and eventual deficiencies of patients with short bowel syndrome (SBS) adapted to oral feeding after parenteral nutrition (PN). Because there are not absolute criteria for weaning from parenteral or enteral nutrition to oral feeding, new nutrient deficiencies may develop. Subtle nutrition deficits could induce subclinical immune deficiencies; therefore, we studied long-term growth, nutrition status, and the state… CONTINUE READING

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