oa South African Medical Journal - The use of an elemental diet in gastro-intestinal diseases
|Article Title||The use of an elemental diet in gastro-intestinal diseases|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital and Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Oct 1976|
|Pages||1752 - 1756|
|Keyword(s)||Diagnosis, Elemental diet, Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Paediatrics|
An elemental diet containing predigested protein, a high content of predigested fat and carbohydrate, trace elements and vitamins, was administered as the only form of nutrition to 9 adult patients with colonic, ileal and pancreatic fistulae, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, malabsorption states and abdominal lymphoma, and to 4 children with protracted diarrhoea.
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