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Short bowel syndrome

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Ibrahim Al Bakir, MA(Oxon) BM BCh, Aminda De Silva, BSc MRCP
Foundation Years Journal, volume 5, issue 8, p.6 (123Doc Education, London, September 2011)


The incidence and management of short bowel syndrome is increasing due to advances in bowel surgery, postoperative care and nutritional support. This case based discussion focuses on the management of post-operative hydration and nutrition complications of one such patient who underwent extensive small bowel resection for perforated ischaemic bowel.

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Ibrahim Al Bakir, MA(Oxon) BM BCh

Senior House Officer
Department of Gastroenterology
Royal Berkshire Hospital

Aminda De Silva, BSc MRCP

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Royal Berkshire Hospital


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