Free radical formation in infants: the effect of critical illness, parenteral nutrition, and enteral feeding.

@article{Basu1999FreeRF,
  title={Free radical formation in infants: the effect of critical illness, parenteral nutrition, and enteral feeding.},
  author={Raj Basu and David P. R. Muller and E. Sz. Papp and Ian Merryweather and Simon Eaton and Nigel Klein and Agostino Pierro},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={1091-5}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE An increase in free radical activity has been observed in patients suffering from a variety of illnesses and has been correlated with disease severity. Free radical production is increased by the administration of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and may be linked to its adverse effects. Some of the complications of TPN can be ameliorated by partial enteral feeding. The aim of this study was to investigate free radical activity during critical illness and during the… CONTINUE READING
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