Growth in Infants and Children with Intestinal Failure Associated-Liver Disease Treated with Intravenous Fish Oil.

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Summary of "Growth in Infants and Children with Intestinal Failure Associated-Liver Disease Treated with Intravenous Fish Oil."

Infants with intestinal failure (IF) and IF-associated-liver disease (IFALD) are at risk for poor somatic growth due to increased metabolic demands, inadequate intake, intestinal malabsorption, chronic liver disease and other co-morbidities. There are limited data on the nutritional adequacy of intravenous fish oil lipid emulsion (FOLE) compared with standard soybean oil lipid emulsion (SOLE) in the setting of intestinal failure.


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Name: Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition
ISSN: 1536-4801


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