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Benefits of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in the treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. A clinical review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6798797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During the last 15 years total parenteral nutrition (TPN) has played a role of increased importance in the treatment of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, alongside conventional medical and surgical therapy. Ten cases, both inveterate and recently discovered ones, which illustrate the possible applications and great benefits of TPN are reported. The importance of a balanced, complete intravenous feeding regimen using a special aseptic infusion technique for obtaining optimal results is stressed. The difficulties involved in a scientific evaluation of the therapeutic results are discussed.
I Holm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Scandinavica     Volume:  147     ISSN:  0001-5482     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir Scand     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-03-13     Completed Date:  1982-03-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7906530     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Colitis, Ulcerative / therapy*
Crohn Disease / therapy*
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Nutritional Requirements
Parenteral Nutrition*
Parenteral Nutrition, Total*

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