Age-dependency of galactose elimination capacity in healthy children and children with chronic liver disease.

@article{Lange2011AgedependencyOG,
  title={Age-dependency of galactose elimination capacity in healthy children and children with chronic liver disease.},
  author={Aksel Lange and Henning Gr\onb{\ae}k and Hendrik Vilstrup and Susanne Keiding},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={197-200}
}
OBJECTIVE Galactose elimination capacity (GEC) is used as a quantitative measure of liver metabolic function with prognostic value in adults with acute and chronic liver failure. Almost no data are available regarding GEC in children, however. This study thus aims to meet the previously unmet clinical need for age-related data on GEC in children. MATERIAL… CONTINUE READING