Cholestasis and end-stage liver disease.

  title={Cholestasis and end-stage liver disease.},
  author={Sue M Protheroe and Deirdre Anne Kelly},
  journal={Bailliere's clinical gastroenterology},
  volume={12 4},
Protein-energy malnutrition is an inevitable consequence of chronic liver disease, particularly in the developing infant. Severe malnutrition with loss of fat stores and muscle wasting affects between 60% and 80% of infants with liver disease (Beath, 1993a; Holt et al, 1997). Reduced energy intake secondary to anorexia, vomiting and fat malabsorption, in association with a disordered metabolism of carbohydrate and protein, increased energy requirements and vitamin and mineral deficiencies… CONTINUE READING


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