Study: Fish oil treats liver disease caused by parenteral nutrition

02/15/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital say infants who develop liver disease from parenteral nutrition can avoid transplants and achieve normal bilirubin levels through treatment with intravenous fish oil. Parenteral nutrition is used for children who have intestinal conditions that prevent them from ingesting nutrition orally, but long-term use can result in liver disease.

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