Effects of Vitamin E Treatment in Cholestatic Children
Several years ago, it has been shown1,2 that there was a relationship between vitamin E (Vit. E) deficiency and the neurological disorders observ ed in patients with chronic cholestasis and lipid malabsorption. We report here our clinical experience of eight years of Vit. E treatment (10 mg/kg of DL-α-tocoρherol acetate, IM, every two weeks) in these patients.
KeywordsBiliary Atresi Lipid Peroxide Level Deep Tendon Reflex Significant Fatty Acid Plasma Lipid Peroxide
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