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Nutritional management of liver disease 

Nutritional management of liver disease
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Nutritional management of liver disease
Author(s):

Sara Mancell

and Deepa Kamat

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198759928.003.0068
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date: 25 May 2020

The chapter on nutrition and liver disease describes the pathophysiology of the malnutrition that frequently accompanies chronic liver disease in children and then discusses the suggested management as well as ways of nutritional assessment and monitoring of the children. There is also a section of specific suggestions for various conditions such as biliary atresia, Alagille syndrome, Wilson disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, as well as an overview of the various special feeds and supplements used in these conditions.

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