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Nutritional status assessment in cirrhotic patients after protein supplementation

Supanee Putadechakum et al.
Used Parameters : TBW, FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2012

Country : Thailand

Journal : International Scholarly Research Notices: Gastroenterology

Background. Protein supplementation has been shown to be effective for the treatment of malnourished patients with liver cirrhosis. The parameters used to assess nutritional improvement in cirrhotic patients for such treatment are important. Objective. To evaluate the parameters for assessment of nutritional status in patients with liver cirrhosis after protein supplementation. Material and Method. A cross-sectional, prospective clinical trial with 22 cirrhotic patients was performed. Data from anthropometry, bioelectrical impedance …
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