[Carbohydrate infusions in internal diseases. A comparative study in metabolically healthy, liver diseased and diabetic patients. VIII. Continuous infusions of low dosage carbohydrate mixtures in patients with liver cirrhosis].


Basic caloric needs of patients with compensated liver cirrhosis and healthy controls were supplied for 48 h with mixtures of glucose, fructose, sorbite, and xylit. Mixed solutions (20% w/v) containing glucose + fructose (n = 6), glucose + sorbite (n = 36), glucose + xylit (n = 37) in a 1:1 ratio, and glucose + fructose + xylit (n = 6) in a 1:2:1 ratio as… (More)