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

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PINTO, Andressa S.; CHEDID, Marcio F.; GUERRA, Léa T.; ÁLVARES-DA-SILVA, Mario R.; ARAÚJO, Alexandre de; GUIMARÃES, Luciano S.; LEIPNITZ, Ian; CHEDID, Aljamir D.; KRUEL, Cleber R. P.; GREZZANA-FILHO, Tomaz J. M.; KRUEL, Cleber D. P.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgia Digestiva
  • Subject: Liver transplantation | Basal Energy Expenditure | Indirect Calorimetry | Bioelectrical Impedance | Harris-Benedict equation | Mifflin-St | Jeor equation. | Transplante de fígado | Metabolismo basal | Calorimetria indireta | Bioimpedância | Equação de Harris-Benedict | Equação de Mifflin-St | Jeor

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
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