[13C] breath test of medium-chain triglycerides and oligosaccharides in neonates.

Abstract

It is suitable to examine the utilization of carbohydrates and fats using stable isotope-labelled substrates in neonates because of their non-radioactivity. Administering medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) and oligosaccharides is of use in enteral nutrition for a patient with a limited water intake such as a neonate. In this study, the oxidation of MCT and… (More)

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@article{Hoshi199213CBT, title={[13C] breath test of medium-chain triglycerides and oligosaccharides in neonates.}, author={Jun Hoshi and H. Nishida and Masayoshi Yasui and Mitsuru Ohishi and M. Takahashi}, journal={Acta paediatrica Japonica : Overseas edition}, year={1992}, volume={34 6}, pages={674-7} }