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intestinal failure

An inability to meet the nutritional requirements of the body for growth, development, and homeostasis that results from either a poorly functioning or a surgically-resected intestine. People with intestinal failure require parenteral or enteral nutritional support.
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Poor Prognostic Factors in Patients with Parenteral Nutrition-Dependent Pediatric Intestinal Failure. Pediatr Gastroenterol Hepatol Nutr.
Home Artificial Nutrition & Chronic Intestinal Failure Special Interest Group of ESPEN.
Following constructive EOP2 dialogue with the FDA in 4Q18, ArTara Therapeutics now intends to launch a pivotal, phase-3 study of Intravenous Choline Chloride substrate replacement for Intestinal Failure Associated Liver Disease (IFALD) in 2019.
Enteral nutrition in the management of pediatric intestinal failure. The Journal of Pediatrics, 165(6), 1085-1090.
ME expert at Salford Royal hospital, Dr Annice Mukherjee, said she was convinced that the illness was responsible for triggering Merryn's intestinal failure.
"Even now, she still helps to run the Gastroparesis and Intestinal Failure Trust, a charity for people who have similar intestinal problems.
Definition and classification of intestinal failure in adults.
Small bowel transplantation is a life-saving surgery for patients with intestinal failure. The biggest problem in intestinal transplantation is graft rejection.
According to the latest reports published Monday, two people died and a few others infected in Utah after contracting E.coli, a bacteria that can cause intestinal failure.
Infants with intestinal failure or feeding intolerance are uniquely nutritionally compromised, putting them at high risk for extrauterine growth restriction.
Intestinal failure (IF) is defined as a critical reduction of the functional gut mass leading to the inability to maintain fluid, electrolyte, and protein-energy balance such that intravenous supplementation becomes necessary [1-3].
Recent surgical advances in the technical feasibility of intestinal transplantation (ITx) and improved posttransplantation immunosuppression mean that this is an increasingly explored therapeutic option for patients in intestinal failure [1].

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