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Management of intestinal failure in inflammatory bowel disease: small intestinal transplantation or home parenteral nutrition?

Abstract:

Inflammatory bowel disease and Crohn's disease in particular, is a common cause of intestinal failure. Current therapeutic options include home parenteral nutrition and intestinal transplantation. For most patients, home intravenous therapy including parenteral nutrition, with a good probability of long-term survival, is the favoured choice. However, in selected patients, with specific features that may shorten survival or complicate home parenteral nutrition, intestinal transplantation prese...

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10.3748/wjg.v20.i12.3153

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Publisher:
WJG Press
Journal:
World journal of gastroenterology : WJG
Volume:
20
Issue:
12
Pages:
3153-3163
Publication date:
2014-03-05
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EISSN:
2219-2840
ISSN:
1007-9327
URN:
uuid:7830988d-ab30-4c7a-b08e-a1c61d60bdcd
Source identifiers:
459871
Local pid:
pubs:459871

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