Candidates for intestinal transplantation: a multicenter survey in Europe

Loris Pironi, Xavier Hébuterne, Andre Van Gossum, Bernard Messing, Malgorzata Lyszkowska, Virginie Colomb, Alastair Forbes, Ann Micklewright, Jose Manuel Moreno Villares, Paul Thul, Federico Bozzetti, Olivier Goulet, Michael Staun

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Abstract

Epidemiology of candidacy for intestinal transplantation (ITx) and timing for referral for ITx are unknown. Patient candidacy and physician attitudes toward ITx were investigated among centers that participated in previous European surveys on home parenteral nutrition (HPN).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1633-43; quiz 1679
JournalThe American Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume101
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Intestines
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Patient Selection
  • Questionnaires
  • Referral and Consultation

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