The Hostile Abdomen: The Open Abdomen Nutrition Conundrum

Speaker: Bryan Collier, DO, FACS, CNSC Presented at: A US National Webinar


This lecture presented on January 14, 2015 describes the physiologic characteristics that define an open abdomen.  The common nutritional challenges associated with an open abdomen are identified; as well as, data demonstrating positive outcomes from utilizing early enteral nutrition.