Clinical, social and rehabilitation status of long-term home parenteral nutrition patients: results of a European multicentre survey

A Van Gossum, K Vahedi, Abdel-Malik, M Staun, M Pertkiewicz, J Shaffer, X Hebuterne, P Beau, C Guedon, A Schmit, L Tjellesen, B Messing, A Forbes, ESPEN-HAN Working Group

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Home parenteral nutrition (HPN) is a lifesaving treatment in patients with intestinal failure. Dependency of nutritional support becomes permanent for the majority of patients who had received HPN for at least 2 years. The alternative to long term HPN in selected patients is intestinal transplantation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-210
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Nutrition
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2001


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Bone Diseases, Metabolic
  • Catheterization
  • Cohort Studies
  • Diet Surveys
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestine, Small
  • Liver Diseases
  • Male
  • Marital Status
  • Middle Aged
  • Nutritional Status
  • Parenteral Nutrition, Home
  • Questionnaires
  • Sepsis
  • Time Factors

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