Tube feeding for short gut, intestinal failure, and motility issues (VIDEO)
Tatyana Hofmekler, MD, MSc is the former Medical Director of Intestinal Rehabilitation at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and a pediatric gastroenterologist at GI Care for Kids.
Tube feeding can help children with intestinal failure, short gut syndrome and/ or motility issues avoid the complications of parenteral nutrition. Parenteral nutrition can cause infection and/or liver issues which are avoided by use of tube feedings.
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