The prevalence of malnutrition and fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies in chronic pancreatitis.

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BACKGROUND Patients with chronic pancreatitis are at risk of malnutrition and nutrient deficiency due to malabsorption, pain, and poor diet. We sought to examine fat-soluble vitamin levels and malnutrition parameters in patients with chronic pancreatitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a prospective controlled cohort study, 128 subjects (62 chronic pancreatitis… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0884533614528361

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@article{Duggan2014ThePO, title={The prevalence of malnutrition and fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies in chronic pancreatitis.}, author={Sinead Noelle Duggan and Niamh D Smyth and Maria O'sullivan and Sinead M Feehan and Paul F Ridgway and Kevin Conlon}, journal={Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition}, year={2014}, volume={29 3}, pages={348-54} }