A randomized crossover study of the effects of glutamine and lipid on the gastric emptying time of a preoperative carbohydrate drink.

@article{Awad2011ARC,
  title={A randomized crossover study of the effects of glutamine and lipid on the gastric emptying time of a preoperative carbohydrate drink.},
  author={Sherif Awad and Patricia E Blackshaw and Jeff W Wright and Ian Macdonald and Alan C. Perkins and Dileep N Lobo},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={165-71}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Supplementing preoperative carbohydrate drinks with glutamine may lead to benefits in addition to reducing insulin resistance, but amino acids may delay gastric emptying (GE). The effects of supplementing a preoperative carbohydrate drink (CCD) with glutamine or lipid on GE were studied. METHODS Ten healthy male volunteers ingested 410 ml of one of three isocaloric-isovolumetric carbohydrate-based drinks labelled with (99m)Tc-DTPA: CCD (preOp(®), Nutricia, UK, 50 g… CONTINUE READING

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