Rare disorder causes teen fed "through the heart"
Because of the complex
Neyromiopaticheskogo intestinal dysmotility 17-year-old Amy Knowles forced for 12 hours a day to eat through a tube implanted directly into the heart. The tube nutrients enter the bloodstream, says The Daily Mail.
Regular food teen body just does not perceive. According to doctors, the treatment does not currently exist. Plus, every time a girl is connected to the tube, and increased risk of infection, liver failure, blood poisoning.
I must say the food Amy problems have always been. In 11 years, doctors believed that the girls anorexia, but the diagnosis was not confirmed. To identify the true cause of gone on for months. The girl even tried to introduce boteks in order to relax the muscles and internal restored motility. But it did not help.
A result, surgeons had to remove the colon after it stopped working altogether. At the moment, doctors can not predict the course of the disease and its outcome.