Q&A: ‘Strong’ incidence of IFALD in patients dependent on parenteral nutrition

Protara Therapeutics announced results of a study designed to further understand the incidence of intestinal failure-associated liver disease in patients dependent on parenteral nutrition.Healio Gastroenterology spoke with Alan Buchman, MD, professor of clinical surgery and medical director, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, about the results and the future research to come.Healio: Can you describe the purpose and design of the study?Buchman: We hypothesized that a significant number of patients dependent on parenteral nutrition (PN) sufferRead More

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