Changes in resting energy expenditure among children undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation.

@article{Duggan2003ChangesIR,
  title={Changes in resting energy expenditure among children undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation.},
  author={Christopher P Duggan and Lori J. Bechard and Kate E. Donovan and Mark E Vangel and Alice O'Leary and Colleen Holmes and Leslie E. Lehmann and Eva C. Guinan},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={104-9}
}
BACKGROUND Because of the effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, patients undergoing stem cell transplantation (SCT) are commonly provided nutritional support with parenteral nutrition. The energy and nutrient needs of these patients have not been well studied. OBJECTIVE The objective was to measure resting energy expenditure (REE), dietary intake, and biochemical and anthropometric changes in children before and after allogeneic SCT. DESIGN This was a prospective cohort study of 37… CONTINUE READING

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