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*  Intestinal atresia
Atresia Bowel obstruction Ileus Pediatric surgery Le, Tao (2013). First Aid for the USMLE STEP. New York: Mc Graw Hill. p. 308 ... It is due to a mutation in the gene TTC7A on short arm of chromosome 2 (2p16). It is inherited as an autosomal recessive gene ... malformation of the colon Duodenal atresia has a strong association with Down syndrome. It is the most common type, followed by ... Some fetuses with bowel obstruction have abnormal chromosomes. An amniocentesis is recommended because it can determine not ...
*  Intestine transplantation
Short-bowel syndrome was the cause for 73% of American intestinal transplantations in 2008, followed by functional bowel ... Short-Bowel Syndrome at eMedicine Mazariegos, G. V.; Steffick, D. E.; Horslen, S.; Farmer, D.; Fryer, J.; Grant, D.; Langnas, A ... Crohn Disease at eMedicine Buchman, Alan L.; Scolapio, James; Fryer, Jon (2003). "AGA technical review on short bowel syndrome ... The single leading cause for an intestinal transplant is affliction with short bowel syndrome, oftentimes a secondary condition ...
*  Short bowel syndrome
... at Curlie (based on DMOZ) National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse - Short Bowel Syndrome. ... Short bowel syndrome is when there is less than 2 m (6.6 ft) of working bowel and is the most common cause of intestinal ... Short bowel syndrome (SBS, or simply short gut) is a malabsorption disorder caused by a lack of functional small intestine. The ... Short bowel syndrome newly occurs in about three per million people each year. There are estimated to be about 15,000 people ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive System Disorders: Intestinal: Short Bowel Syndrome
Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) is defined as malabsorption resulting from anatomical or functional loss of a significant length of ... Born 4/27/2007 with short bowel syndrome this weblog charts Nora's progress and provides information on Short Bowel treatments ... "Health ... Short Bowel Syndrome" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - Gigablast - Google - ixquick - Yahoo - Yandex - ... Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) is defined as malabsorption resulting from anatomical or functional loss of a significant length of ...
*  Small intestine
"Overview of short bowel syndrome and intestinal transplantation". Colombia M├ędica. 38 (1). Ali Nawaz Khan (2016-09-22). "Small- ... Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management. CRC Press. p. 31. ISBN 9781498720809. Tortora, Gerard (2014). ... mesenteric artery or the superior mesenteric vein Arteriovenous malformation Gastric dumping syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome ... Bowel Obstruction Imaging". Medscape. Retrieved 2017-02-07. "Abdominal X-ray - Abnormal bowel gas pattern". ...
*  Parenteral nutrition
... such as in short bowel syndrome. In newborn infants with short bowel syndrome with less than 10% of expected intestinal length ... including bowel obstruction, short bowel syndrome, gastroschisis, prolonged diarrhea regardless of its cause, high-output ... September 2005). "Pediatric short bowel syndrome: redefining predictors of success". Ann. Surg. 242 (3): 403-9; discussion 409- ... "Short-bowel syndrome in children and adults". Gastroenterology. 113 (5): 1767-78. doi:10.1053/gast.1997.v113.pm9352883. PMID ...
*  Serial transverse enteroplasty
Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is the condition in which a patient cannot absorb adequate nutrients because a portion of the small ... Serial transverse enteroplasty (STEP) is a surgical procedure used primarily in the treatment of short bowel syndrome (SBS). In ... "Serial transverse enteroplasty (STEP) for patients with short bowel syndrome (SBS)." Horizon Scanning in Surgery: Application ... "National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC): Short Bowel Syndrome". National Institute of Diabetes and ...
*  Citrobacter farmeri
"Citrobacter farmeri bacteremia in a child with short-bowel syndrome". J Clin Microbiol. 35 (12): 3353-4. PMC 230186 . PMID ...
*  Loperamide
It is often used for this purpose in gastroenteritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and short bowel syndrome. It is not ... irritable bowel syndrome, chronic diarrhea due to bowel resection, and chronic diarrhea secondary to inflammatory bowel disease ... Stevens-Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme, urinary retention, and heat stroke. The most frequent symptoms of loperamide ...
*  Gastroenteritis
... inflammatory bowel disease, urinary tract infections, and diabetes mellitus. Pancreatic insufficiency, short bowel syndrome, ... The changes in the small bowel are typically noninflammatory, while the ones in the large bowel are inflammatory. The number of ... There are, however, many other infectious agents that can cause this syndrome. Non-infectious causes are seen on occasion, but ... Gastroenteritis is defined as vomiting or diarrhea due to inflammation of the small or large bowel, often due to infection. ...
*  Citrulline
2000). "Post-absorptive plasma citrulline concentration is a marker of intestinal failure in short bowel syndrome patients". ...
*  Teduglutide
Up to a certain point, the gut can adapt to partial resections that result in short bowel syndrome. Still, parenteral ... analog that is used for the treatment of short bowel syndrome. It works by promoting mucosal growth and possibly restoring ... in the treatment of patients with short bowel syndrome". Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 5 (3): 159-71. doi:10.1177/1756283X11436318 ...
*  Crohn's disease
Short bowel syndrome (SBS, also short gut syndrome or simply short gut) is caused by the surgical removal of part of the small ... irritable bowel syndrome and celiac disease. Irritable bowel syndrome is excluded when there are inflammatory changes. Celiac ... Short bowel syndrome is treated with changes in diet, intravenous feeding, vitamin and mineral supplements, and treatment with ... CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) "Short Bowel Syndrome". nih.gov. Archived from the original on March 21, 2014. ...
*  Omegaven
It is used for total parenteral nutrition (feeding directly into a venous catheter), e.g. in short bowel syndrome. It is rich ... 2006). "Reversal of parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in two infants with short bowel syndrome using parenteral ...
*  Disembowelment
In both these cases, the victims were left with short bowel syndrome and required feeding by total parenteral nutrition. After ... The short story "Guts" from the book Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk is based on the concept of transanal evisceration. The Invader ... The Spartan king Cleomenes I is reported, in a fit of madness, to have slit his stomach open, and ripped his own bowels out. ... Disembowelment or evisceration is the removal of some or all of the organs of the gastrointestinal tract (the bowels, or ...
*  Jejunostomy
Depending on the length of jejunum resected or bypassed the patient may have resultant short bowel syndrome and require ... A jejunostomy may be formed following bowel resection in cases where there is a need for bypassing the distal small bowel and/ ... "Guidelines for management of patients with a short bowel". Gut. 55 (Suppl 4): iv1-12. doi:10.1136/gut.2006.091108. PMC 2806687 ... Disadvantages include small bowel obstruction, ischemia, and requirement for continuous feeding. The Witzel jejunostomy is the ...
*  Growth hormone
GH has also been used experimentally in patients with short bowel syndrome to lessen the requirement for intravenous total ... treat a rare growth defect in children and a handful of uncommon conditions like short bowel syndrome or Prader-Willi syndrome ... Examples of other causes of shortness often treated with GH are Turner syndrome, chronic renal failure, Prader-Willi syndrome, ... GH can be used to treat conditions that produce short stature but are not related to deficiencies in GH. However, results are ...
*  Glucagon-like peptide-2
GLP-2 and related analogs may be treatments for short bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, osteoporosis and as adjuvant therapy ...
*  Microvillous inclusion disease
... like short bowel syndrome patients, treated with parenteral nutrition or an intestinal transplant. The patient is often ... "short bowel syndrome" patients. Microvillus inclusion disease is thought to be extremely rare; only approximately 200 cases ... Davidson GP, Cutz E, Hamilton JR, Gall DG (1978). "Familial enteropathy: a syndrome of protracted diarrhea from birth, failure ... Chehade, Mirna; Sicherer, Scott H (2005). "Infantile food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome". In David, Timothy J. Recent ...
*  Gastrointestinal disease
... and congenital or surgical short bowel syndrome. Other rarer diseases affecting the small intestine include Curling's ulcer, ... Functional colonic diseases refer to disorders without a known cause, and include irritable bowel syndrome and intestinal ... Peutz-Jeghers syndrome can cause dark spots on the oral mucosa or on the lips or the skin around the mouth. Several GI diseases ... Surgery may also be used to treat some causes of bowel obstruction. The normal thickness of the small intestinal wall is 3-5 mm ...
*  Steatorrhea
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, short bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and abetalipoproteinemia. Other causes. Drugs that ...
*  Management of Crohn's disease
Small intestine transplants are becoming less experimental, but are still mainly performed in response to short bowel syndrome ... Celecoxib (Celebrex), a cox-2 inhibitor, also appears to be safe, at least in short-term studies of patients in remission and ... Acupuncture is used to treat inflammatory bowel disease in China, and is being used more frequently in Western society. ... "Cannabis-based drugs could offer new hope for inflammatory bowel disease patients" Naftali, T; Lev, LB; Yablecovitch, D; Half, ...
*  Vitamin B12 deficiency
Surgical removal of the small bowel (for example in Crohn's disease) such that the patient presents with short bowel syndrome ... alteration in bowel motility, such as mild diarrhea or constipation, and loss of bladder or bowel control. These are thought to ... The main syndrome of vitamin B12 deficiency is pernicious anemia. It is characterized by a triad of symptoms: Anemia with bone ... Untreated celiac disease may also cause impaired absorption of this vitamin, probably due to damage to the small bowel mucosa. ...
*  Probiotic
Some people, such as those with immunodeficiency, short bowel syndrome, central venous catheters, cardiac valve disease and ... inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. Testing of a probiotic applies to a specific strain under study. The ... Probiotics are under study for their potential to affect irritable bowel syndrome, although uncertainty remains around which ... "The efficacy of probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review". Gut (Systematic review). 59 (3 ...
*  Lactobacillus paracasei
Some people, such as those with immune compromise, short bowel syndrome, central venous catheters, cardiac valve disease and ... Durchschein F, Petritsch W, Hammer HF (2016). "Diet therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases: The established and the new". ... Dotan I, Rachmilewitz D (2005). "Probiotics in inflammatory bowel disease: possible mechanisms of action". Curr Opin ... and synbiotics in inflammatory bowel disease". Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 7: 473-487. doi:10.2147/CEG.S27530. PMC 4266241 . Guvenc ...
*  Andrew Wakefield
The Times reported in May 2010 that he was a medical advisor for Visceral, a UK charity that "researches bowel disease and ... In it, the authors claimed to have identified a new syndrome they called autistic enterocolitis, raising the possibility of a ... and no sanction short of erasing his name from the register was appropriate for the "serious and wide-ranging findings" of ... Reviews in the medical literature have also found no link between the MMR vaccine and autism or with bowel disease, which ...
*  Streptococcus thermophilus
Some people, such as those with compromised immune systems, short bowel syndrome, central venous catheters, heart valve disease ... Durchschein F, Petritsch W, Hammer HF (2016). "Diet therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases: The established and the new". ... Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. 20 (9): 1562-1567. doi:10.1097/MIB.0000000000000084. ISSN 1078-0998. PMID 24918321; Access ... and synbiotics in inflammatory bowel disease". Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 7: 473-487. doi:10.2147/CEG.S27530. PMC 4266241 . PMID ...