Treatment of vitamin E deficiency during chronic childhood cholestasis with oral d-alpha-tocopheryl polyethylene glycol-1000 succinate.

Treatment of vitamin E deficiency during chronic childhood cholestasis is hampered by the poor intestinal absorption of available oral preparations of vitamin E when bile flow is severely impaired; thus parenteral vitamin E has been the only effective therapy for many children with this problem. We studied the intestinal absorption, efficacy, and safety of… CONTINUE READING