Medical nutritional therapy in chronic pancreatitis

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Freesia Novita Kusumawardani
Diyah Eka Andayani


Chronic pancreatitis is a complex disease associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Patients with chronic pancreatitis are at risk for malnutrition and nutrient deficiency caused primarily by malabsorption, inadequate intake, and inflammation. Poor nutritional status may negatively affect disease’s outcome. Medical nutritional therapy which include screening and assessment of malnutrition followed by optimal nutritional intervention for patient at risk should be the cornerstone of chronic pancreatitis multidisciplinary treatment.


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Freesia Novita Kusumawardani, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital

Department of Nutrition

Diyah Eka Andayani, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital

Departmen of Nutrition


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