SMOFLipid in Intralipid Intolerant

2017-02-17 13:23:21 | BioPortfolio


Soybean oil based IV fat emulsion (IVFE) has been one of the sole sources of IVFE in the US. Soybean oil based IVFE has higher ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids and can be associated with a number of complications including inflammation, abnormal liver function tests (reflecting steatosis, cholestasis, etc.), and metabolic abnormalities. Recently the FDA has approved SMOFlipid which contains a mixture of soybean oil, medium chain triglycerides, olive oil, and fish oil. It provides a more positive ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids and has been shown in short term trials to be beneficial in cases of intolerance to soybean oil IVFE. This study is designed to investigate the impact of SMOFlipid in prolonged use.

Study Design


Home Parenteral Nutrition


SMOFLipid, Standard therapy


Mayo Clinic in Rochester
United States




Mayo Clinic

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-02-17T13:23:21-0500

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The at-home administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered via a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).

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The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).

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