Pregnancy in an intestinal transplant recipient.

  title={Pregnancy in an intestinal transplant recipient.},
  author={Veronica Gomez-Lobo and Helain J. Landy and Cal Matsumoto and Thomas M. Fishbein},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={120 2 Pt 2},
BACKGROUND Intestinal transplantation is a relatively new form of therapy for short gut syndrome. Pregnancy after intestinal transplantation is rare. CASE A 26-year-old small bowel transplant recipient presented for prenatal care. She previously had undergone bariatric surgery and later experienced small bowel necrosis and resection. The resulting short gut syndrome was treated with an isolated small bowel transplant. Medications during this pregnancy included prednisone, esomeprazole… CONTINUE READING