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Intensive Care Management of Pediatric Acute Liver Failure
ABSTRACT Pediatric acute liver failure is rare but life-threatening illness that occurs in children without preexisting liver disease. The rarity of the disease, along with its severity andExpand
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Nutritional Issues in Cystic Fibrosis.
The importance of maintaining adequate nutrition in patients with cystic fibrosis has been well known for the past 3 decades. Achieving normal growth and maintaining optimal nutrition is associatedExpand
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Pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of chronic liver disease in the pediatric population. Increased recognition of this form of liver disease parallels the dramatic riseExpand
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Analysis of surgical interruption of the enterohepatic circulation as a treatment for pediatric cholestasis
To evaluate the efficacy of nontransplant surgery for pediatric cholestasis, 58 clinically diagnosed children, including 20 with Alagille syndrome (ALGS), 16 with familial intrahepatic cholestasis‐1Expand
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Screening and Prophylaxis for Varices in Children with Liver Disease
Esophageal varices in children with portal hypertension are quite common. Bleeding from these varices frequently occurs. Prophylactic measures to prevent such bleeding can be undertaken either beforeExpand
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Incidence of Low Seroimmunity to Hepatitis B Virus in Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Objectives: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) often receive immunosuppressive therapy, which may make them vulnerable to infections such as hepatitis B. We hypothesized that hepatitis BExpand
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Hypoalbuminemia in a cystic fibrosis patient with severe erosive esophagitis.
An 8-year-old patient with cystic fibrosis presented with hypoalbuminemia as the main symptom of severe erosive esophagitis. Extensive evaluation failed to reveal a nutrition, pancreatic, intestinal,Expand
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Nutritional Assessment: Age 2–20 Years
This chapter focuses on inclusive features of the nutritional assessment of 2- to 20-year-olds with cystic fibrosis (CF). Multiple components comprise a comprehensive nutrition assessment includingExpand
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