Diagnosis and management of small intestinal disease

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Topics relating to the diagnosis and medical management of small intestinal diseases include the use of the D-xylose hydrogen breath test in the clinical management of intestinal malabsorption, the measurement of unconjugated serum bile salts for diagnosing small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, identification of the etiology of abnormal lipid trafficking in patients with abetalipoproteinemia, evaluation of hypotonic oral rehydration solutions, the value of screening for celiac disease by detection of gliadin or endomysial antibodies, and recent advances in human small intestinal transplantation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-148
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent opinion in gastroenterology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994


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