AGA offers 12 best practice recommendations for managing short bowel syndrome

The AGA has released a clinical practice update and expert review on the characterization and management of patients with short bowel syndrome, which recently was published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“There is general agreement that a residual small intestinal length of 200 cm or less meets criteria for [short bowel syndrome], although there are reports suggesting that a residual length of 150 cm or less may be more appropriate,” Kishore Iyer, MBBS, director of adult and pediatric intestinal rehabilitation and transplantation at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NewRead More

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