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[Small bowel transplantation as a treatment option for intestinal failure in children and adults]

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Small bowel transplantation for intestinal failure is no longer an experimental procedure, but an accepted treatment for patients where total parenteral nutrition (TPN) therapy for intestinal failure is unsuccessful. Early referral for screening for small bowel transplantation should be considered in patients with permanent intestinal failure who have occlusion of more than 2 major veins, frequent line-related septic episodes, impairment of liver function or an unacceptable quality of life. W...

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Journal:
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Volume:
149
Issue:
8
Pages:
391-398
Publication date:
2005-02-01
EISSN:
1876-8784
ISSN:
0028-2162
Source identifiers:
191308
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:191308
UUID:
uuid:af36d7b0-3e93-4723-ac3e-21416331e600
Local pid:
pubs:191308
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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