Short bowel syndrome after trauma. Dabney A(1) METHODS: We reviewed the records of adult patients evaluated with SBS over a year period.
In the adult, the normal length of the small intestine is estimated at cm ( inches), However, short bowel syndrome can result from any disease, injury or.
Short bowel syndrome is a malabsorption disorder caused by a lack of functional small Short bowel syndrome in adults and children is usually caused by surgery. death; Tumors of the small intestine; Injury or trauma to the small intestine.
Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a disabling malabsorptive condition that surgical resection for Crohn disease, malignancy, trauma, radiation.
In older children, trauma, postoperative SBS, and malignancies become important reasons for Causes of the short bowel syndrome in adults.