Intestinal transplant should now be routinely considered for patients with irreversible intestinal failure and those with complications secondary total parenteral nutrition (TPN). The out comes from the Western countries show that the five-year survival following intestinal or multivisceral transplant is far better than continuing on life-long parenteral nutrition, which has its illeffects such as repeated line related sepsis, block age of the blood vessels used for nutrition, liver damage and failure and overall poor quality of life. Our experts at the Intestinal Rehabiliation and Transplant unit will look into all the aspects of nutrition, to first see if your short gut or small bowel syndrome can recover with conservative management before considering for transplant.

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