Safer Parenteral Nutrition in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome to Decrease Liver Damage

NCT ID: NCT01861834


Title
A Safer Approach to Total Parenteral Nutrition in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome Intended to Decrease the Frequency and Severity of Liver Damage
Purpose
To provide children dependent on total parenteral nutrition with Omegaven®, a fish oil-based intravenous lipid emulsion that may be less hepatotoxic than conventional, vegetable oil-based intravenous lipid emulsions, and that may therefore reduce the need for liver transplantation.
Details
Conditions
Cholestasis of Parenteral Nutrition
Keywords
Total parenteral nutrition, TPN, Intestinal Failure, Short Bowel Syndrome, Cholestasis, Intestinal failure associated liver disease, Parenteral nutrition associated liver disease
Source
Georgetown University
Sponsors
Georgetown University
Status
Available
Acronym
Last Updated
23 Jan 2017
URL
Official Link
Locations
United States