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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