Monday, 17 August 2015

Indirect Calorimetry - reliability and comparison of different methods of gas collection with Quark RMR (German language)

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, Quark RMR

indirect calorimetry

A new study on Quark RMR was published in Germany validating the its accuracy for REE measurements and its test-retest reliability.

Monday, 24 March 2014

A Test of Validity of a New Open-Circuit Indirect Calorimeter (Quark RMR validation)

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indirect calorimetry

A new validation study on Quark RMR was published by Pennsylvania State University researchers on the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN).

Monday, 10 September 2012

Indirect calorimetry in mechanically ventilated patients. A systematic comparison of three instruments

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A study by the Swedish Karolinska Instituet has been published on Clinical Nutrition Journal showing excellent results for Quark RMR in measuring indirect calorimetry in mechanically ventilated patients. 

Friday, 14 October 2011

Influence of Ventilatory Settings on Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

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Influence of Ventilatory Settings on Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

The COSMED Quark RMR with the ICU option has been recently assessed to be a suitable indirect calorimeter to be coupled with a mechanical ventilator in an intensive care unit setting.

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Calorimetry in obese women: comparison of two different operating indirect calorimeters together with the predictive equation of Harris and Benedict

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Calorimetry in obese women: comparison of two different operating indirect calorimeters together with the predictive equation of Harris and Benedict

In this study the measurements of two different indirect calorimeters from COSMED (Fitmate and Quark RMR) were correlated and analysed for better adequacy.