All studies involving small intestinal transplantation and absorptive function are reviewed. The effects ischemia-reperfusion, lymphatic disruption, denervation, rejection, immunosuppressive medication, and infection are elucidated as far as the studies allow. Species differences are discussed. Conclusions regarding the major absorptive defects are drawn.
- Short bowel syndrome
- Small intestinal transplantation
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