Specialized Oral Diet Improved Clinical Outcome of a Patient with Severe Intestinal Insufficiency in a Late Postoperative Period: A Case Report in Clinical Nutrition

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      The current concept of intestinal insufficiency has been defined as the reduction of gut absorptive function that does not require intravenous supplementation to maintain health and/or growth.
      • Pironi L.
      • Arends J.
      • Baxter J.
      • et al.
      ESPEN endorsed recommendations. Definition and classification of intestinal failure in adults.
      Patients with intestinal insufficiency can be functionally classified on the basis of onset, metabolic, and expected outcomes criteria.
      • Pironi L.
      • Arends J.
      • Baxter J.
      • et al.
      ESPEN endorsed recommendations. Definition and classification of intestinal failure in adults.
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