A 14-day elemental diet
is highly effective in normalizing the lactulose breath test.
Multiple studies demonstrate that the use of an elemental diet
in children with eosinophillc esophagitis is effective in 92%98% of cases.
Ten years experience with an elemental diet
in the management of Crohn's disease.
Hanauer: The trouble is that they do better while they are on the elemental diet
, but once they come off it, they tend to relapse.
Kagalwalla and colleagues assigned 25 children to a liquid elemental diet
In a study of 51 children, a 1-month elemental diet
provided a significant reduction in disease and symptoms in the short term (Am.
Once the period of an elemental diet
is completed doctors often recommend that ordinary foods should be re-introduced one at a time very slowly.
The second bore delivers an elemental diet
three inches farther downstream into the distal duodenum, the third lumen inflates the gastric retention balloon.
In those patients, an amino acid-based hypoallergenic elemental diet
may be required to induce remission.
It is very hard to convince teens and adults to go on an elemental diet
and avoid pizza and beer and all of these things they like to eat on a regular basis," he said.