Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) is defined as malabsorption resulting from anatomical or functional loss of a significant length of the small intestine.
eMedicine: Short Bowel Syndrome
Etiology, history, physiology, evolution, dietary, medical and surgical treatment of this illness in the childhood.
Frequency, etiology, pathophysiology, anatomy, diagnosis, lab results and treatment in an article by e-Medicine.
MedlinePlus: Short Bowel Syndrome
Illustrations, definition, incidence, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of this disease.
Born 4/27/2007 with short bowel syndrome this weblog charts Nora's progress and provides information on Short Bowel treatments.
Sao Paulo Medical Journal : Hypomagnesemia in Short Bowel Syndrome Patients
Scientific article about incidence and treatment of hypomagnesemia in patients with small bowel resection.
Seth was born at 32.5 weeks gestation with the majority of his intestines exposed. The exposed intestine was also gangrenous, thus he lost most of his small intestine.