Long-term home parenteral nutrition in children with chronic intestinal failure: A 15-year experience at a single Italian centre

Paolo Gandullia, Francesca Lugani, Laura Costabello, Serena Arrigo, Angela Calvi, Emanuela Castellano, Silvia Vignola, Angela Pistorio, Arrigo V. Barabino

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Background and aims: Chronic intestinal failure is a condition causing severe impairment of intestinal functions; long-term total parenteral nutrition is required to provide adequate nutritional support. Methods: This is a 15-year follow-up study of paediatric patients with intestinal failure receiving long-term home parenteral nutrition. Results: Thirty-six patients were included in the study, all aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-33
Number of pages6
JournalDigestive and Liver Disease
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011



  • CVC-related complications
  • Intestinal failure
  • Longitudinal study
  • Paediatric home parenteral nutrition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

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