Glucose-lipid ratio is a determinant of nitrogen balance during total parenteral nutrition in critically ill patients: a prospective, randomized, multicenter blind trial with an intention-to-treat analysis


Protein sparing, the major goal of nutritional support, may be affected by the glucose/lipid ratio. This study in critically ill patients compared the efficacy and tolerance of two isocaloric isonitrogenous total parenteral nutritions (TPN) having different glucose/lipid ratios. Multicentric prospective randomized study. 47 patients with SAPS I score higher… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-005-2771-5


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