Dirk C. Johnson, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Dirk C. Johnson

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Short bowel syndrome

Short bowel syndrome Also known as: Short gut syndrome Related conditions: Gastroschisis; Crohn’s disease; Small bowel resection; Radiation enteritis; Malabsorption syndromes 1. Description of the problem The main issue that characterizes short bowel syndrome is either anatomic (<200 cm of small intestinal length) or functional (luminal absorption failure regardless of length) that leads to insufficient…

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