Metabolic Bone Disease Associated with Total Parenteral Nutrition

  • Gordon L. Klein
  • Jack W. Coburn
Part of the Advances in Nutritional Research book series (ASIB, volume 110)


Since the work of Wilmore and Dudrick in 1968, the administration of a concentrated nutrient solution by central venous catheter has been employed widely to prevent and treat malnutrition in patients who are unable to absorb sufficient nutrients orally from the gastrointestinal tract.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gordon L. Klein
    • 1
  • Jack W. Coburn
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsCity of Hope National Medical CenterDuarteUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics and MedicineUCLA School of Medicine and the Medical and Research Services, VA Wadsworth Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA

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