Parenteral nutrition of preterm infants with a lipid emulsion containing 10% fish oil: Effect on plasma lipids and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids

Rita D'Ascenzo, Sabrina D'Egidio, Lorena Angelini, Maria Paola Bellagamba, Marco Manna, Adriana Pompilio, Paola Elena Cogo, Virgilio Paolo Carnielli

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Objective: To compare plasma lipids in preterm infants given a new lipid emulsion containing 10% fish oil, 50% medium-chain triacylglycerols, and 40% soybean oil, compared with a standard preparation containing 50:50 medium-chain triacylglycerols: soybean oil. Study design: Preterm infants weighing

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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