We may recommend a bowel lengthening procedure for children with short bowel syndrome (SBS). Children with short bowel syndrome cannot absorb the necessary nutrients and fluids and often need to receive total parenteral nutrition (TPN, or intravenous feeding).
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Bowel Lengthening Procedures at Children’s National Hospital
Surgical Procedures for Bowel Syndrome: Bowel Lengthening and Ostomy in Continuity
Bowel Lengthening and Ostomy in Continuity
Intestinal Rehabilitation Treatment at Children's National Hospital
The intestinal rehabilitation experts at Children's National provide advanced, comprehensive services for children with intestinal failure. Discover more about the treatment we offer.
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Providers of Bowel Lengthening Surgery: Bianchi and STEP
Departments that Offer Bowel Lengthening Surgery: Bianchi and STEP
Intestinal Rehabilitation Program
Our intestinal rehabilitation experts provide advanced, comprehensive services for children with intestinal failure.
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