Effects of nutraceutical diet integration, with coenzyme Q10 (Q-Ter multicomposite) and creatine, on dyspnea, exercise tolerance, and quality of life in COPD patients with chronic respiratory failure

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BACKGROUND The protein-calorie malnutrition, resulting in muscle mass loss, frequently occurs in severe COPD patients with chronic respiratory failure (CRF), causing dyspnea, reduced exercise tolerance and impaired quality of life.The cause of this occurrence is an intake-output energy imbalance. A documented deficit of phosphocreatine and reduced… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2049-6958-8-40

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