Energy and substrate metabolism in patients with active Crohn's disease.

  title={Energy and substrate metabolism in patients with active Crohn's disease.},
  author={Bruno Schneeweiss and Herbert Lochs and Christian Zauner and Maren Fischer and John Wyatt and T Maier-Dobersberger and Brigitte M R Schneider},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={129 4},
The aim of the study was to evaluate the possible contribution of changes in energy metabolism and substrate oxidation rates to malnutrition in Crohn's disease and to assess the effect of enteral nutrition on these parameters. Energy metabolism was evaluated by indirect calorimetry in 32 patients with active Crohn's disease and 19 age- and sex-matched healthy individuals. Measurements were done in the postabsorptive state. Seven out of 32 patients received enteral nutrition via a nasogastric… CONTINUE READING

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