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Nutrition assessment in children with short bowel syndrome weaned off parenteral nutrition: a long-term follow-up study

Jiang Wu et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2007

Country : China

Journal : Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Purpose The purpose of the study was to assess long-term growth and nutrition status of children with neonatal short bowel syndrome (SBS) after weaning off parenteral nutrition (PN). Methods Eight children with neonatal SBS weaned from PN therapy for more than 2 years were studied. Medical records were reviewed; anthropometric measurements and blood test (hemoglobin, albumin and prealbumin, immunoglobulin, electrolytes, trace elements, and fat-soluble vitamins) were assayed during follow-up. Results Anthropometric …
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