dr Mridul Chandra Das
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Centre for Child Health, BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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  • Treatment of neonatal cholestasis depends on underlying etiology.
    • Biliary atresia needs early Kasai porto-enterostomy, before the age of 3 months
    • Galactosemia needs lactose free diet.
  • Nutrition and supplementation of vitamins play an important role in neonatal cholestasis irrespective of the underlying cause. Supplementation of fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K) is important. Usually 1.5- 2 times of the Daily recommended doses are used for most of the Vitamins and minerals/nutrients.

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Posted On: 08/02/2019

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