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Are there any new, non invasive treatment options for kwashiorkor?

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Dr. Robert Choate
Pediatrics

In brief: It depends

This condition is severe protein-calorie malnutrition.
If the patient is able to assimulate nutrients orally, that is the ideal treatment route. If not the other option include gastric feeding (oral tube or external gastric puncture) or intravenous alimentation (iv nutrients).

In brief: It depends

This condition is severe protein-calorie malnutrition.
If the patient is able to assimulate nutrients orally, that is the ideal treatment route. If not the other option include gastric feeding (oral tube or external gastric puncture) or intravenous alimentation (iv nutrients).
Dr. Robert Choate
Dr. Robert Choate
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