1.1. Objectives: The primary aim of the study was to assess the nutritional status of pediatric liver transplant outpatients in nutrition clinic, particularly the nutritional status of their bones.
1.2. Methods: One hundred thirty-eight pediatric liver transplant outpatients, who had visited the nutrition clinic in Shanghai Children’s Medical Center between January 2017 and December 2019, were recruited. The bone mineral density [BMD] z-scores were determined by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry [DXA]. Nutritional assessment was performed, and their corresponding height-for-age z-scores [HAZs]/weight-for-age z-scores [WAZs]/BMI-for-age z-scores [BMIZs] were obtained.