Intensive care and the surgical treatment children with the short bowel syndrome (review)


  • A. A. Pereyaslov Danylo Halytskyy Lviv National Medical University, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • A. A. Losev Odessa National Medical University, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • V. F. Rybalchenko Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • R. I. Dats Danylo Halytskyy Lviv National Medical University, Ukraine, Ukraine
  • O. M. Nykyforuk Danylo Halytskyy Lviv National Medical University, Ukraine, Ukraine



children, short bowel syndrome, intensive care, surgery


Short bowel syndrome (SBS) that arises after extensive intestine resection is the main cause of intestinal failure development in children. SBS determines the wide pattern of problems on the post-operative treatment of such patients. Intensive care, which includes parenteral nutrition and medication, is the milestone of the post-operative management of children with SBS. SBS is the pathology that requires the multi-disciplinary management, but surgery promotes to achieve the intestinal autonomy.


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