Enteral alimentation and repletion of body cell mass in malnourished patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

@article{Kotler1991EnteralAA,
  title={Enteral alimentation and repletion of body cell mass in malnourished patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.},
  author={Donald Philip Kotler and Anita R. Tierney and Richard Ferraro and Patricia A. Cuff and Jack Wang and Richard N Pierson and Steven B. Heymsfield},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1991},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={149-54}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility, tolerance, and efficacy of enteral feeding in malnourished AIDS patients. This was a prospective study of eight AIDS patients with severe eating disorders associated with systemic diseases. A defined diet was administered through an endoscopically placed gastrostomy tube. Body composition studies and… CONTINUE READING