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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The use of hormonal factors to promote intestinal function in short bowel syndrome.

This chapter discusses adaptive changes in intestinal physiology in short bowel syndrome (SBS). Published results of clinical trials that have utilized growth hormone, glutamine and glucagon-like peptide-2 and its analogue (teduglutide), in the treatment of SBS patients are then presented.

Author(s)
Jeppesen, P. B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Short bowel syndrome.

The pathophysiology, clinical aspects and medical treatment of short bowel syndrome are discussed. Also, discussions on the application of nutritional and dietetic treatment (with and without home parenteral nutrition), as well as surgical and hormonal therapy (including their respective...

Author(s)
Messing, B.; Joly, F.; Jeppesen, P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
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 Radiation enteropathy.

The indication for home parenteral nutrition in patients with radiation enteropathy is discussed, including the nutritional regimen, outcome, survival, rehabilitation and resumption of oral intake in this group of patients. The pathophysiology, clinical aspects and epidemiology of radiation...

Author(s)
Bozzetti, F.
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