Table 1

Patient characteristics and doses of growth hormone and glutamine

Patient
No
Age (y)SexDuration of HPN (y)Small bowel (cm)Colon (%)1-150 BMI (kg/cm2)DiagnosisGrowth hormone (mg/kg/day)Oral glutamine (g/day)Parenteral glutamine (g/day)
133F111008622CD0.14303.2
274M7908624MI0.09294.1
342F51004319CD0.14303.4
445F101402824CD0.07304.0
547F11150025CD0.05193.7
632F3120021CD0.14298.5
749F8100024CD0.12296.8
855F330021MI0.14308.0
  • M, male; F, female; BMI, body mass index; CD, Crohn's disease; MI, mesenteric infarction.

  • 1-150 Per cent of remnant colon.8