[Digestive intolerance in newborn infants with extensive intestinal resections. Nutritional problems and long-term sequelae].An Esp Pediatr. 1988 Jun; 28(6):548-52.AE
The experience of two neonates with extensive intestinal resection and severe difficulties in the introduction of oral nutrients in presented. The pathophysiology and treatment of short bowel syndrome is reviewed, emphasizing the importance of maintenance of nutritional support as well as the factors that contribute to the readaptation mechanism. Mention is made of the complications and long-term sequelae encountered in these cases, whose body weights and growth were normal at the age of 5.