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Equations of Fitzgibbons et al for Evaluating a Child with Short Bowel Syndrome Based on Plasma Citrulline Concentrations

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Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Fitzgibbons et al evaluated children with short bowel syndrome (SBS) using the plasma citrulline concentration. The plasma citrulline level can help to identify those children who may become independent of parenteral nutrition. The authors are from Children's Hospital Boston.

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