Growth and bone health in pediatric intestinal failure patients receiving long-term parenteral nutrition 1 – 3

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Background: Children with chronic intestinal failure (IF) treated with long-term parenteral nutrition (PN) may present with low bone mineral density (BMD). The cause may reflect small body size or suboptimal bone mineralization. Objective: We assessed growth and bone health in children with severe IF. Design: Height, weight, and fracture history were… (More)

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