Absorptive function following small intestinal transplantation

Julia Kim, Jonathan Fryer, Robert M. Craig*

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1925-1930
Number of pages6
JournalDigestive diseases and sciences
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1998


  • Absorption
  • Malabsorption
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Small intestinal transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Gastroenterology


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