The authors expound the case of a 47 years old woman who was operated on 25 months ago for bowels necrosis caused from occlusion of arteria mesenterica superior. The operation was composed of a partial jejunale resection, total ileum resection and a right side hemicolectomy, the residual part of the intestine (jejunum) is 70-80 cm. Eleven months after the operation her status has got worse with 10-12 watery faeceses, abdominal pain and body weight losing (15 kg in 2 months). In the beginning a complete central parenteral and enteral nutrition was necessary. The authors expound the complications connected with the nutrition and the successful rehabilitation of the patient as well. They built her nutrition gradually completed with oral given nutriment. The nutritional status of the patient now is adequate and she is able to do the housekeeping.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 7 1999|
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