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What is a mct diet for chylothorax patients?
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Dr. Jeffrey Everett
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: No fats...
Mct are medium chain triglycerides that supply the dietary essential fatty acids.
They are not absorbed through the lymphatic system and therefore decrease the flow of chyle in hope of resolving the chylothorax (which is chyle in the thoracic cavity).

In brief: No fats...
Mct are medium chain triglycerides that supply the dietary essential fatty acids.
They are not absorbed through the lymphatic system and therefore decrease the flow of chyle in hope of resolving the chylothorax (which is chyle in the thoracic cavity).
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