Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS): Symptoms, Surgical Outcomes and Complications

Violet Chapman (Editor)

Series: Digestive Diseases – Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED031000

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Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a pathologic condition which is characterized by reduced intestinal length and diminished intestinal absorptive capacity mainly due to extensive surgical resection, congenital defect, or pathological process affecting the small bowel. In recent decades, a better understanding of the underlying pathophysiology, new and modified surgical techniques and improvements in enteral and parenteral nutritional support improved the results of therapy of patients with SBS. This book provides research on the etiology, symptoms, surgical options and outcomes, and complications of SBS. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Preface

Chapter 1. Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS): Symptoms, Surgical Outcomes and Complications
Dimitrios K. Nasikas, and George H. Sakorafas (Department of Surgical Oncology, Saint Savvas Cancer Hospital, Athens, Greece)

Chapter 2. Short Bowel Syndrome: Clinical Features and Management
José Antonio Rodríguez-Montes, Pedro J. Tárraga López, and Juan Solera Albero (Servicio de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario "La Paz", Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 3. Surgical Management of Short Bowel Syndrome: Current Intestinal Lengthening Techniques
Chasen J. Greig and Robert A. Cowles (Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Section of Pediatric Surgery, New Heaven, Connecticut, USA)

Chapter 4. Related Nova Publications

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