Expert Perspectives in Individualized Contemporary Care for Short Bowel Syndrome
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
John K. DiBaise, MD
Donald F. Kirby, MD
Stephen J.D. O’Keefe, MD, MSc, FRCP
Carol Rees Parrish, MS, RD
James S. Scolapio, MD
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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