Advances in the Management of Intestinal Failure
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2014
George V. Mazariegos, MD, FACS, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
An intestinal transplant is a last-resort treatment option for patients with intestinal failure who develop life-threatening complications from total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Recent advances in small bowel transplantation and nontransplant surgical techniques now offer hope of sustained survival in the future without parenteral nutrition. This session will discuss the long-term complications, as well as the clinical and financial challenges associated with intestinal failure.
- Discuss the long-term complications associated with intestinal failure.
- Discuss major current indications for intestine transplantation.
- Outline the advances in small bowel transplantation and nontransplant surgical techniques.
These materials are intended ONLY for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that attended "Advances in the Management of Intestinal Failure" held at 3:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 10, 2014. This session was part of the "23rd Annual National Conference" held in Chicago, Ill. on Sept. 10-12, 2014.
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- 0.75 ACPE - Pharmacist