Hepatic steatosis in children wih cystic fibrosis Mikołaj Teisseyre, Piotr Socha, Jerzy Socha Medical Science Review - Hepatologia 2008; 8 59-62 aaICID: 862342
Article type: Review article
IC™ Value: 3.01
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The authors describe the principles of the diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment of hepatic steatosis in children wih cystic fibrosis. Hepatic steatosis is probably related to malnutrition, inflammatory reaction, essential fatty acid deficiency, genetic defect itself. Therapy includes: improvement of nutritional status, treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid and antioxidative agents, supplementation with lipid-soluble vitamins, dietary supplementation with omega-3 essential fatty acids.