Intravenous fat emulsions reduction for patients with parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease.

@article{Cober2012IntravenousFE,
  title={Intravenous fat emulsions reduction for patients with parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease.},
  author={Mary Petrea Cober and Ghassan Killu and Allison Brattain and Kathleen B. Welch and Shaun M Kunisaki and Daniel Teitelbaum},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={160 3},
  pages={421-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that implementation of a marked reduction in intravenous fat will result in reversal of parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease (PNALD) in infants. STUDY DESIGN Prospective study of intravenous fat emulsion reduction in parenteral nutrition to 1 g/kg/d 2 times per week in neonates diagnosed with PNALD. Primary outcome measure was total bilirubin levels compared with gestational age, birth weight, and diagnosis-matched historical controls receiving 3 g/kg… CONTINUE READING
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