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Nutrition and Liver Disease

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Pediatrics, Santobono - Pausilipon Pediatric Hospital, 80100 Naples, Italy
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Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry “Scuola Medica Salernitana”, Pediatrics Section, University of Salerno, 84081 Baronissi (Salerno), Italy
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Nutrients 2018, 10(1), 9; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10010009
Received: 20 December 2017 / Revised: 20 December 2017 / Accepted: 20 December 2017 / Published: 23 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nutrition and Liver Disease)
Malnutrition in children and adults with advanced liver disease represents a tremendous challenge as the nutritional problems are multifactorial. This Editorial comments the articles appearing in this special issue of Nutrients, “Nutrition and Liver disease” dealing with multiple diagnostic and therapeutic features that relate the outcomes of liver disease to nutrition. To improve quality of life and prevent nutrition-related medical complications, patients diagnosed with advanced liver disease should have their nutritional status promptly assessed and be supported by appropriate dietary interventions. Furthermore specific food supplements and/or restriction diets are often necessary for those with hepatic conditions associated with an underlying metabolic or nutritional or intestinal disease. View Full-Text
Keywords: nutrition; liver disease; cholestasis; liver transplantation; assessment; support nutrition; liver disease; cholestasis; liver transplantation; assessment; support
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Mandato, C.; Di Nuzzi, A.; Vajro, P. Nutrition and Liver Disease. Nutrients 2018, 10, 9.

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