Nutrition and malnutrition in liver disease: an overview.
The term malnutrition is generally understood to refer to a deficiency of nutrition, and it is rarely appreciated that malnutrition can also result from excesses in nutritional status. Relatively recent clinical practice guidelines (CPG) from the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) (Merli et al, 2019) acknowledged that malnutrition includes both nutritional surplus and deficiency, but stated that, for the purpose of the CPG, malnutrition would be referred to as undernutrition.
|Keywords||Liver disease; Malnutrition; cachexia; cirrhosis; non alcoholic steatotic hepatitis (NASH)|
|Publisher||Mark Allen Group|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.12968/gasn.2019.17.Sup6.S10|
|Web address (URL)||http://hdl.handle.net/10545/624057|
|Publication dates||17 Jul 2019|
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|Deposited||01 Aug 2019, 12:29|
|Accepted||10 Jul 2019|
|Contributors||University of Derby|
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