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293- How is Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) Diagnosed?

The diagnostic workup of SBS includes:

  • A thorough physical exam including a review of the patient’s overall health status; and especially weight and hydration.
  • Determining the functional status of the remaining small bowel and whether it is working with the colon.
  • Blood tests to assess for nutrient deficiencies.

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Evelin Eichler, 
Richard McCallum, 
Harold J. Boutté Jr.
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