Research Article
Volume 7 Issue 2 - 2020
Management of Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) in Adult. Systematic Literature Review
Ashaq Mubarak Alqahtani1*, Ahmed Salem Alsuliamani2, Sara Mohammed Mahrous3, Saber Mutlaq Baseem4, Muath Abdullah Alsomait5, Alhanouf Mohammed Alsaloom6, Muataz Saloum Aldabas7, Maya Abdullah Alyahya8, Abdallah Saleh Aloggael9 and Khalid Abdulaziz Sharofna10
1Najran University, Najran, Saudi Arabia
2King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
3Taibah University, Almadinah Almonawra, Saudi Arabia
4Aljouf University, Sakaka, Saudi Arabia
5Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Alkharj, Saudi Arabia
6AlMaarefa University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
7Almareefah University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
8Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
9Almareefah University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
10The Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
*Corresponding Author: Ashaq Mubarak Alqahtani, Najran University, Najran, Saudi Arabia.
Received: January 13, 2020; Published: January 21, 2020


Background/Aims: This review is aiming to discuss the management of short bowel syndrome in adult.

Methods: The presented review was conducted by searching in Medline, Embase, Web of Science, Science Direct, BMJ journal and Google Scholar for, researches, review articles and reports, published over the past years. were searched up to November 2018 for published and unpublished studies and without language restrictions, if several studies had similar findings, we randomly selected one or two to avoid repetitive results.

Results: Through our review we found many ways for the management of short bowel syndrome in adult depends on the age, inflammatory status, small bowel transit, and the biochemical status of the patients. Conclusion: On the basis of findings and results this review found colon interposition, intravenous fat emulsion with one containing primarily omega-3 fatty acids, parenteral nutrition (PN), are used to manage short bowel syndrome in adult.

Keywords: Management; Short Bowel Syndrome; Adult


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Citation: Ashaq Mubarak al. “Management of Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) in Adult. Systematic Literature Review”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 7.2 (2020): 01-05.

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