ESTIMATING BASAL ENERGY EXPENDITURE IN LIVER TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS: THE VALUE OF THE HARRIS-BENEDICT EQUATION

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Pinto, A.S.; Chedid, M.F.; Guerra, L.; Alvares-da-Silva, M.R.; de Araujo, A.; Leipnitz, I.; Chedid, A.; Reis, M.; Kruel, C.R.P.; Grezzana-Filho, T.J.M.; Kruel, C.D.P.;
(2016)

ABSTRACT Background: Reliable measurement of basal energy expenditure (BEE) in liver transplant (LT) recipients is necessary for adapting energy requirements, improving nutritional status and preventing weight gain. Indirect calorimetry (IC) is the gold standard for me... View more