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Risk Factors for Liver Disease Secondary to Parenteral Nutrition

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for liver disease in a patient receiving total parenteral nutrition (TPN).

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

K76.9

Description:

A person who receives total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is at risk for liver disease. The risk can be reduced by aggressive management of the patient and careful preparation of the infusate.

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