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Algorithm of Kaufman et al for Predicting Parenteral Nutrition-Associated Liver Disease (PNALD) in a Pediatric Patient with Short Bowel Syndrome of Infancy

Purpose:

To determine the risk of liver failure in an infant receiving parenteral nutrition for the short bowel syndrome of infancy.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E43, E44, K91.2, Z90

Description:

Kaufman et al identified laboratory findings predicting of impending liver failure associated with parenteral nutrition given for the short bowel syndrome of infancy. The authors are Georgetown University Hospital and Children's National Medical Center, MedStar Research Institute and Favaloro Foundation University Hospital (Buenos Aires).

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