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Expert Perspectives in Individualized Contemporary Care for Short Bowel Syndrome

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Expert Perspectives in Individualized Contemporary Care for Short Bowel Syndrome

PDF Publication

PDF Publication

Time to complete: 1 hour

Released: 12/23/13

Expires: 12/22/14

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Overview: This publication, summarizing a roundtable discussion with 6 faculty experts, explores current perspectives in the management of short bowel syndrome (SBS). It covers topics such as clinical consequences, patient quality of life, and therapeutic advances and is designed to help clinicians understand malnutrition concerns, appreciate the process of intestinal adaptation, and optimally individualize therapy to mitigate the clinical and quality-of-life risks associated with the long-term use of parenteral nutrition.


Alan L. Buchman, MD, MSPH
Center for Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Skokie, IL

John K. DiBaise, MD
Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ

Donald F. Kirby, MD
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Director, Center for Human Nutrition
Medical Director, Intestinal Transplant
Program Director, Nutrition Fellowship
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Stephen J.D. O’Keefe, MD, MSc, FRCP
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Small Intestinal Rehabilitation & Transplant Center
Nutrition Support Service
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Carol Rees Parrish, MS, RD
Nutritional Support Specialist
University of Virginia Health System Center
Charlottesville, VA

James S. Scolapio, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
University of Florida College of Medicine
Jacksonville, FL

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Unless otherwise indicated, photographed subjects who appear within the content of this activity or on artwork associated with this activity are models; they are not actual patients or doctors.


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