Reinfusion of secretions from high-output proximal stomas or fistulas.

Abstract

Patients with proximal stomas or high fistulas and defunctionalized intestine who are receiving total parenteral nutrition (TPN) often develop hepatic enzyme abnormalities and hyperbilirubinemia. A technique was developed to collect intestinal secretions from proximal stoma and to reinfuse these secretions into the distal part of the intestine. This… (More)

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