Small Bowel Transplantation

A small bowel transplantation is rare (eg., About 106 transplants in the US in 2012) is performed. It occurs less frequently, because there are new treatments for secondary cholestatic liver disease (eg. As Omegaven®, a dietary supplement rich in omega fatty acids) and safer placement techniques for TPN lines. (See also Overview transplant.) A small bowel transplantation is rare (eg., About 106 transplants in the US in 2012) is performed….

September 3, 2018
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