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Offering comprehensive care and support for intestinal failure, we deliver treatments to avoid further intestinal damage. Using a team approach, our experts in nutrition, pain management, motility, and intestinal transplant develop personalized treatments to meet your unique needs.
Your treatment may include:
Pain management: Offering innovative approaches, our experts at Stanford Health Care's GI Pain Clinic address the source of your pain. Your treatment may include medications, stress management, or alternative therapies, such as acupuncture.
Total parenteral nutrition: Getting all the nutrition you need from special fluids you receive through a catheter (thin, spaghetti-like tube) in your vein. Total parenteral nutrition can help you if your intestines need time to heal or your stomach has lost its ability to absorb nutrients from food taken by mouth.
Motility care: With dedicated experts in treating nerve-related pain in the digestive tract, we offer advanced treatments, such as nerve stimulation and special medications, to stimulate your digestive tract. Learn more about our Neurogastroenterology, Motility and Functional GI Disorders program.
Bowel rehabilitation and transplant: Delivering innovative therapies to help your body get the nutrients it needs, when your intestines are no longer able to absorb nutrients from the foods you eat. Learn more about our Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program.