Challenging issues on nutrition of children after extensive bowel resection (literature review)


  • V.R. Mishchuk Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine



short bowel syndrome, parenteral nutrition, sepsis, review


Treatment of children after extensive bowel resection is a challenge for an anesthesiologist, as most patients in the preoperative period are critically ill, and postoperative therapy includes both multiple organ failure cure and long-term nutritional support associated with the development of short bowel syndrome. Conducting of parenteral and enteral nutrition in such patients is accompanied by a significant percentage of complications, in particular catheter-associated bloodstream infections, hepatic insufficiency, progressive bacterial colonization of the small intestine. Some patients need life-long parenteral nutrition with a possible prospect of intestinal transplantation. The article presents modern concepts of intensive care in the early postope­rative period, as well as features of nutrition support in the period of adaptation in children after extensive bowel resection.


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Mishchuk, V. (2021). Challenging issues on nutrition of children after extensive bowel resection (literature review). EMERGENCY MEDICINE, (4.99), 38–43.



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