Table 2

 Indications for referral of adults to an intestinal failure centre

Complications of parenteral nutrition
(1) Impaired venous access
‐ Venous occlusion of one or more neck sites of central venous access (jugular or subclavian)
(2) Line related sepsis
‐ Two or more line changes in a year as a consequence of line related sepsis.
‐ One episode of life threatening line related sepsis (that is, cardiovascular shock).
‐ One episode of fungal line infection.
(3) Parenteral nutrition related liver disease.