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Short Bowel Syndrome Summary

Description: A malabsorption syndrome resulting from extensive operative resection of the SMALL INTESTINE, the absorptive region of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.

Also Known As: Bowel Syndrome, Short; Bowel Syndromes, Short; Short Bowel Syndromes; Syndrome, Short Bowel; Syndromes, Short Bowel

Networked: 1156 relevant articles (73 outcomes, 111 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Short Bowel Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 6 outcomes 9 studies in 49 results : IBA
  2. Glutamine (L-Glutamine) : 5 outcomes 9 studies in 47 results : FDA 1
  3. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 21 results : FDA 14 Generic
  4. teduglutide : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 40 results : IBA
  5. Glucagon-Like Peptide 2 : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 19 results : IBA
  6. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  7. Human Growth Hormone (Saizen) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 17 results : FDA 15 Generic
  8. Glucagon (Glukagon) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 30 results : FDA 4
  9. Glucose (Dextrose) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 15 results : FDA 175 Generic
  10. Sodium : 2 outcomes in 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Short Bowel Syndrome

  1. Diarrhea
  2. Weight Gain
  3. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease)
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Cholestasis
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Key Therapies for Short Bowel Syndrome

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  1. Parenteral Nutrition : 14 outcomes 12 studies in 214 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 11 outcomes 8 studies in 154 results
  3. Total Parenteral Nutrition : 4 outcomes 1 study in 100 results
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 15 results
  5. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 57 results
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