Short bowel syndrome after trauma. Dabney A(1) METHODS: We reviewed the records of 196 adult patients evaluated with SBS over a 23-year period.
Thus, direct traumatic damage to the small bowel wall without injury to the major vessels may also necessitate extensive intestinal resection. Adult patients may.
Today, the most common causes of short-bowel syndrome in adults include vascular accidents, trauma, and recurrent intestinal obstruction.
In the adult, the normal length of the small intestine is estimated at 600cm (235 inches), However, short bowel syndrome can result from any disease, injury or .