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Some patients with short bowel syndrome (SBS) exhibit growth failure despite aggressive nutritional support. The Intestinal Care Center is examining the characteristic patterns of growth hormone and other hormonal factors in children with short bowel syndrome in an effort to identify patients who are at risk for growth failure and to develop strategies to improve the growth status of these patients. Read more.
Some children with short bowel syndrome (SBS) have developed cognitive (learning) deficits. The Intestinal Care Center has the ability to test children with SBS and develop plans of care that can be used both at home and in school. This testing is done with the help of our colleagues in pediatric neuropsychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Currently, we are able to test children ages 3 through 12. Based on some of our early findings, many children with SBS have visual spatial defects and overall learning difficulties. Read more.
Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center Database
Compassionate Use of Omegaven in the Treatment of Parenteral Nutrition-Associated Hepatic Injury
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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