Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Energy Expenditure in the Immediate Postpartum Period: Indirect Calorimetry Versus Predictive Equations

Posted in Research News, Scientific News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study on the Nutrition Journal analyzes the accuracy of predictive equations to estimate energy expenditure in postpartum women.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

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This study, published in the Clinical Nutrition Journal, tries to show how abnormal basal energy metabolism can be associated with higher risk in anticancer treatments (like chemotherapy).

Thursday, 09 February 2017

Harris-Benedict Equation and Resting Energy Expenditure Estimates in Critically Ill Ventilator Patients

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A new study on the American Journal of Critical Care demonstrates the limited reliability of the Harris Benedict Equation as a substitute to indirect calorimetry in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Caloric Requirements of Patients With Brain Impairment and Cerebral Palsy Who Are Dependent on Chronic Ventilation

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A new study on the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition has been published showing the importance of indirect calorimetry measurements to accurately indicate the true caloric requirements of patients suffering from severe brain damage and requiring mechanical ventilation.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Energy metabolism and nutritional status in hospitalized patients with lung cancer

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A new study on the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition examines the importance of monitoring energy metabolism in lung cancer patients.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Assessment of human energy exchange: historical overview

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A recent paper on the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition provides a conceptual historical framework for examining the evolution of energy exchange concepts and measurement methods.

Thursday, 01 December 2016

Indirect calorimetry: an indispensable tool to understand and predict obesity

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The European Journal of Clinical Nutrition hosts a new study, which summarizes recent research on the importance of indirect calorimetry in predicting weight gain and obesity.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Influence of different dialysis modalities in the measurement of resting energy expenditure in patients with acute kidney injury in ICU

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A new prospective cohort study published on ESPEN's Clinical Nutrition Journal evaluated the role and the feasibility of indirect calorimetry (IC) among patients admitted in intensive care units with diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI).

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