The word "stoma" and "enterostomy" are used interchangeably across the world to describe the same process. Throughout the Logs, you will see either "stoma" or "enterostomy" used because these Logs are written by health professionals across the world.

What Is a Stoma/Enterostomy?

This blog will briefly detail what a stoma is, their purpose, and the common types of stomas and how they are brought up to the abdomen...

What is an Enterocutaneous Fistula and Enteroatmospheric Fistula?

An enterocutaneous fistula (ECF) or an enteroatmospheric fistula (EAF) is a catastrophic complication requiring intense care and optimized nutrition to help...

What is Chyme?

Chyme (“/kʌɪm/”) is the medical term used to describe the pulpy and semi-fluid composition of partly undigested food, fluid, stomach acid/gastric juices...

What is Chyme Reinfusion?

Reinfuse Chyme to Accelerate the Patient Journey to Recovery. Chyme Reinfusion (CR) is a practice in the management of patients with High-Output...

Nutrient Absorption in the Gastro-Intestinal System

This image should be read in conjunction with the blog “What is Chyme?” and “What is Chyme Reinfusion?” to aid in understanding.

The Process of Transitioning to Oral Feeding

This blog will discuss the process for transitioning from total parenteral nutrition (TPN) to oral feeding when starting chyme refeeding.

Nutrition in Intestinal Failure

Nutrition, a building block to rehabilitating an intestinal failure patient. Andrew Xia, Advanced Clinical Dietitian, discusses this in depth

What is Parenteral Nutrition?

This blog will discuss what parenteral nutrition is, when it is used in the context of intestinal failure, and the risks associated with this therapy.


What is edentulism? What are the long term impacts in the context of intestinal health? What does it mean for a patient using The Insides® System?

Patient Quality of Life with Intestinal Failure

Learn how automated chyme reinfusion positively impacts a patient's quality of life.

Dietitian’s Perspective on Intestinal Failure

In the context of intestinal failure caused by short bowel syndrome or a proximal enteroatmospheric fistula a Dietitian is ideally placed to help patients...

Human Rights International Day 2021

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”

New Zealand's $2.85b Healthtech Sector

The Insides Company’s CEO, Garth Sutherland spoke with Kathryn Ryan and Andrew Clews about the key challenges being faced by Kiwi healthtech businesses...

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