Treatment of short bowel syndrome patients with colon-in-continuity

  • US 9,974,837 B2
  • Filed: 10/05/2016
  • Issued: 05/22/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/01/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of treating an adult human patient having short bowel syndrome without inflammatory bowel disease, who receives an amount of parenteral nutrition each week, and who presents with colon-in-continuity with remnant small intestine, said method comprising administering [Gly2]hGLP-2 to said patient using a dosing regimen effective to reduce or eliminate said weekly amount of parenteral nutrition received by said patient.

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