Gastrointestinal dysfunction is a frequent complication out of heavy burns.

Research was supported by the revenue from Nebraska cigarette taxes awarded to Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services supported.

Creighton physicians / researchers are significant contributors to national healthcare and education progress in the areas of cancer, bacterial resistance, hearing loss, and the conditions that affect bone growth and loss statement in the Jesuit. Catholic tradition of caring for the whole person – body, mind and spirit – Creighton University Medical Center, for more than a century has served as an important source of health and education in Omaha and the Great Plains.While animal testing available to have shown that these new therapies not to play a positive role in the prevent and treat GI dysfunction after major burns, there was a lack of convincing clinical data are the outcome the result. A rapid communication releases into 28 May 2008, in the World Journal of Gastroenterology clarify this question -. Prof. Research team led by Prof. Xia Zhaofan the Department of Burns Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, of China conducted. The study evaluated the clinical data from 219 patient with extensive burns over the last over 20 years which at different stages after therapeutic P colon cancer and ##.. Gastrointestinal dysfunction is a frequent complication out of heavy burns. Injury GI function, mainly of the GI barrier function is a key the initiator and a stimulator for the appearance of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome following severe burns.

Reference: Wang GQ, Cheng DS. Preventive treatment of gastrointestinal disorders according to severe burns: A summary of the recent 30 years of clinical experience. World J Gastroenterol 2008; 14 : 3231-3235.