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Adult Short Bowel Syndrome. Nutritional, Medical, and Surgical Management
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Adult Short Bowel Syndrome. Nutritional, Medical, and Surgical Management

Editors: Mandy Corrigan, MPH RD CNSC FAND, FASPEN; Kristen M. Roberts, PhD, RDN; Ezra Steiger, MD, FACS, FASPEN
Paperback ISBN: 9780128143308

1st Edition
Imprint: Academic Press
Copyright: 2019
Published Date: 11th October 2018
Page Count: 252
Size: 9.25”x7.5”
Figures: 36; Tables: 44

Adult Short Bowel Syndrome: Nutritional, Medical, and Surgical Management serves as a practical guide to the care of complex patients with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS). The information on SBS is up-to-date and evidence-based (SEE Table of Contents below). Emerging areas of research that are influencing the care of SBS patients are covered.


This book was written for: 
dietitians, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, students and researchers


Key Features

  • Overview, classification and complications of SBS
  • Dietary concepts (including nutrition support) to manage malabsorption and hydration
  • Medical and pharmaceutical management techniques for SBS
  • Surgical options for SBS
  • International perspectives on SBS treatment and care


Why ASPEN’s Publication Review Committee recommends this book:

This book is a current reference on SBS. Its portable size is well suited for every-day use.  The multi-disciplinary editors and authors are experts in nutrition support with experience in SBS. Readers will appreciate the many figures and tables and the case study examples offered in several chapters.
Many authors are ASPEN members, including Vanessa J. KumpfPharmDBCNSPLingtak-Neander Chan, PharmDBCNSPFACN (2019-2020 ASPEN President); Gail A. Cresci, PhD, RD, LD, CNSC (2019-2020 ASPEN Vice President); and Ryan T. Hurt MD, PhD (2019-2020 ASPEN Director). 


Stanley J. Dudrick, MD, FACS, FACN, FASPEN , a founding member of ASPEN, wrote the book's forward. Read it here:


Table of Contents

1. Normal Anatomy, Digestion, Absorption

2. Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS): Classification, Underlying Causes, and Global Footprint

3. Fluids and Electrolytes: Challenges with Short Bowel Syndrome

4. Gut Microbiome

5. Therapeutic Diet Modifications in Short Bowel Syndrome

6. Probiotics and Prebiotics

7. Enteral Nutrition and Access in SBS

8. Parenteral Support and Access (including alternative intravenous lipid emulsions, home parenteral support)

9. Metabolic Complications of HPN/SBS (MBD, dehydration, d-lactic acidosis)

10. Hepatobilliary Complications of HPN/SBS

11. Catheter / Infectious Complications (of Home Parenteral Nutrition)

12. Antidiarrheals, Antisecretory Agents, Pancreatic Enzymes

13. Antimicrobials for Bacterial Overgrowth

14. Intestinal Lengthening Procedures

15. Intestinal Transplantation (Indications, outcomes, challenges after transplant)


About the Editors

Mandy Corrigan, MPH RD CNSC FAND, FASPEN is a nutrition support dietitian specializing in home nutrition support. At Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH), she is the Clinical Nutrition Manager of the Home Nutrition Support Service and serves as the Nutrition Manager for the Center for Gut Rehabilitation and Transplant. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics at Bowling Green State University and a master’s degree in Public Health from Cleveland State/North East Ohio Medical University. She is experienced in the delivery of parenteral nutrition to patients with SBS. Her clinical research and publication topics include the care of patients with gastrointestinal compromise, management of fluids and electrolytes, home parenteral nutrition (HPN), and infection control. 


Kristen M. Roberts, PhD, RDN is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in Medical Dietetics and Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University. Her clinical expertise is in malabsorptive and dysmotility syndromes requiring nutrition support. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics at Bowling Green State University, a master’s degree in Human Nutrition at Arizona State University, and a PhD in Human Nutrition at The Ohio State University. Dr. Roberts undertakes human clinical trials designed to study the impact of dietary patterns on disease prevention, with a focus on elucidating the intestinal absorption of bioactive compounds.


Ezra Steiger, MD, FACS, FASPEN served as a staff surgeon at Cleveland Clinic, founded and directed the Nutrition Support Team, Home Parenteral Nutrition Program, and Intestinal Rehabilitation Program. He has been in practice for more than 50 years and published more than 200 articles, with a focus on parenteral nutrition in the hospital and home settings. Dr. Steiger serves on the ASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation Board of Directors and was elected president of the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (1984) as well as served as president of these organizations: Cleveland Surgical Society, The Ohio State Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, and the Medical Staff of the Cleveland Clinic. Although retired from surgical practice, he continues his nutrition support practice at Cleveland Clinic.


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Co-author Lingtak-Neander Chan, PharmD, BCNSP, FACN (2019-2020 ASPEN President) in front of ASPEN Library, October 11, 2019.

Co-author Lingtak-Neander Chan, PharmD, BCNSP, FACN (2019-2020 ASPEN President) in front of ASPEN Library, October 11, 2019.