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Factors Associated With Response to Teduglutide in Patients With Short-Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Failure.

Gastroenterology.
Jeppesen PB; Gabe SM; Seidner DL; Lee HM; Olivier C.
154(4):874-885, 2018 03.

Studies have shown that teduglutide on increasing urine production and reduced need for parenteral support volume in patients with short bowel syndrome with intestinal failure, increasing intestinal wet weight absorption and reducing diarrhea varies among patients. This study identifies the characteristics of patients in whom teduglutide has the largest effects on parenteral support volume response.