Nutrition in liver disease

Recent studies are conducted with view of nutrition in liver disease. Skeletal muscle loss on CT has been associated with accelerated mortality in cirrhotic patients, in overweight cirrhotic patients, in cirrhotic patients awaiting index transplant, and in patients receiving a orthotopic liver transplant.   In a retrospective evaluation of fifty-one pediatric PNALD patients with cirrhosis,… Continue reading Nutrition in liver disease

Nutrition in liver transplant

Nutrition in liver transplant plays an important role.This approach should also be considered when the patient cannot maintain an oral intake of more than 60% of the recommended intake for more than 10 days . On the other hand, unlike DDLT, since the nutrition in liver transplant date is known in advance, early and selective… Continue reading Nutrition in liver transplant