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Cover for Short bowel syndrome.

This chapter provides an overview on the current medical management of short bowel syndrome, with emphasis on the important roles of enteral and parenteral nutritional support in overall patient care.

Author(s)
Forbes, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction.

This chapter discusses current knowledge on the clinical definition and classification, epidemiology, diagnosis, disease course and medical/surgical treatment of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, highlighting the role of home parenteral nutrition in the overall management of the disease.

Author(s)
Joly, F.; Djemah, V. B.; Layec, S.; Corcos, O.; Bouhnik, Y.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Home parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease.

This chapter reviews literature data on the prevalence, risk factors, diagnosis, physiopathology, treatment, and prevention of home parenteral nutrition (HPN)-related liver disease. Available evidence shows that HPN-associated liver disease is related to both the HPN regimen and underlying disease. ...

Author(s)
Djemah, V. B.; Colomb, V.; Corcos, O.; Messing, B.; Joly, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Metabolic bone disease in long-term home parenteral nutrition in adults.

Almost all patients on home parenteral nutrition (HPN) for benign intestinal failure may develop metabolic bone disease characterized by osteopenia, osteoporosis or osteomalacia. This chapter reviews the physiopathology, incidence, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of metabolic bone ...

Author(s)
Pironi, L.; Agostini, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Venous access-related complications: infections.

This chapter describes the common venous access-related infectious complications (particularly bloodstream infections) in patients receiving home parenteral nutrition, highlighting their pathogenesis, clinical aspects, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment (including antibiotic use), and prevention.

Author(s)
Wanten, G.; Staun, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-septic catheter-related complications.

This chapter covers the non-septic catheter-related complications in patients on home parenteral nutrition, including catheter occlusions, catheter-related vein thrombosis (CRVT) and other complications that may appear less frequently in those with long-term catheterization such as catheter...

Author(s)
Cuerda, C.; Staun, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction.

The pathophysiology, diagnosis, epidemiology, clinical aspects, complications, prognosis and nutritional support and overall management (including surgery) of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction are discussed.

Author(s)
Joly, F.; Amiot, A.; Messing, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for HPN-related liver disease.

The different aspects of liver disease associated with home parenteral nutrition, which include pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment are discussed. The pathophysiology and treatment of HPN-related liver disease are discussed in terms of the two main variables that influence the...

Author(s)
Messing, B.; Joly, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Metabolic bone disease in long-term HPN in adults.

The different aspects of metabolic bone disease in adults undergoing long-term home parenteral nutrition (HPN) are discussed, including its pathophysiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Also, information on the different factors that influence the development of this...

Author(s)
Pironi, L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Catheter-related complications.

Discussions on the most frequent complications related to venous access for the administration of parenteral nutrition are presented, including the factors that influence the development of these complications (e.g. catheter-related infections, catheter obstruction and thrombosis) which include...

Author(s)
Staun, M.; Tjellesen, L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter

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