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OBJECTIVE Studies suggest clinical benefit of glutamine-supplemented parenteral nutrition. The aim was to determine if the inclusion of 10 g of glutamine as part of the nitrogen source of home parenteral nutrition (HPN) reduces infectious complications. SUBJECTS/METHODS Thirty-five patients on HPN were recruited and 22 completed the study. Patients were(More)
Diarrhoea complicates enteral feeding in up to 25% of patients. In-vivo perfusion studies in healthy subjects have shown secretion of salt and water in the ascending colon in response to enteral feeding. This study investigated the effect of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA) on this secretory response. Six healthy volunteers underwent segmental in-vivo colonic(More)
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