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Nutritional Therapy of Enterocutaneous Fistulas (T41)

Jan 23 | 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Nutritional Therapy of Enterocutaneous Fistulas (T41)


  1. Describe the best approach to nutritionally assess patients with enterocutaneous fistulas (ECFs)
  2. Summarize protein and energy requirements of patients with ECFs
  3. Define the best route to provide nutritional therapy in patients with ECFs
  4. Analyze adjuvant therapies for patients with ECFs
  5. Discuss indications for home parenteral nutrition in ECF patients


Nutritional Assessment and Route to Provide Nutritional Therapy in Enterocutaneous Fistulas
Jose Aguilar-Nascimento, MD, PhD

Adjuvant Therapies in Patients with Enterocutaneous Fistulas
Jose Diaz-Pizarro, MD

Home Parenteral Nutrition for Patients with Enterocutaneous Fistulas
Vanessa Kumpf, PharmD, BCNSP


Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FAND, FASPEN

LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate
UAN: J0002345-9999-18-020-L04-P
CE CREDIT: 1.5 hours

Contributed by the Latin American Federation of Nutritional Therapy, Clinical Nutrition, and Metabolism (FELANPE)