Nutritional implications of liver transplantation.

  title={Nutritional implications of liver transplantation.},
  author={Jeanette M Hasse},
  journal={Henry Ford Hospital medical journal},
  volume={38 4},
Malnutrition is a common problem of patients undergoing liver transplantation. To treat malnutrition, it must first be identified through a nutritional assessment. Because many objective nutritional assessment parameters have limitations in end-stage liver disease, subjective nutritional indicators may be used as an alternative. Nutritional needs following transplantation are categorized as short and long term. The short-term nutritional goal, anabolism, can be complicated by the nutritional… CONTINUE READING
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