Recent advances in the management of pediatric short bowel syndrome: An integrative review of the literature

Melody R. Saeman, Hannah G. Piper

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Abstract

Short bowel syndrome is the most prevalent cause of pediatric intestinal failure. Recent advances in nutritional and surgical management of these patients have lead to an overall improvement in mortality. We review the short-and long-term management strategies, as well as the potential complications in short bowel syndrome patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number7
JournalCurrent Surgery Reports
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2016

Keywords

  • Central venous catheter syndrome (SBS)
  • Intestinal adaptation
  • Intestinal failure
  • Intestinal failure-associated liver disease
  • Parenteral nutrition
  • Short bowel syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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