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What are side effects of total parenteral nutrition?

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Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Well,

Glucose abnormalities, liver dysfunction and catheter related infection.
Hyperglycemia (high blood glucose levels) or hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels), as well as some liver dysfunction, is seen in over 90 percent of people receiving tpn. Other side effects include: electrolyte abnormalities, volume overload, bone demineralization, reactions to the lipids and some gallbladder issues.

In brief: Well,

Glucose abnormalities, liver dysfunction and catheter related infection.
Hyperglycemia (high blood glucose levels) or hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels), as well as some liver dysfunction, is seen in over 90 percent of people receiving tpn. Other side effects include: electrolyte abnormalities, volume overload, bone demineralization, reactions to the lipids and some gallbladder issues.
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: TPN

Side effects- electrolyte imbalance, high blood sugars, infections both bacterial and fungal, gall bladder disease, fatty liver, liver failure etc.

In brief: TPN

Side effects- electrolyte imbalance, high blood sugars, infections both bacterial and fungal, gall bladder disease, fatty liver, liver failure etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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