L. Hoogestraat

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Resting energy expenditure (REE) and body composition were investigated in 60 clinically stable patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection varying with respect to immune impairment. REEs differed significantly from predicted values (> or < 10% of the Harris-Benedict [HB] equation) in 40% of patients. Seven percent of patients showed markedly(More)
Although malnutrition and wasting are known features of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, their incidence and possible association with immunologic impairment are largely unknown, as is the prognostic value of the nutritional state. Nutritional, clinical, and immunologic parameters were measured in 100 outpatients in different stages of HIV(More)
Study objective: To determine forms of malnutrition and basal metabolism at different stages of immunological impairment in clinically stable patients infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).Design: Cross sectional study.Setting: 53 outpatients with HIV-infection classified according to the Walter Reed staging system (WR1 to WR6).Measurements and(More)
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