Growth hormone enables effective nutrition by peripheral vein in postoperative patients: a pilot study.

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The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate the metabolic effects of growth hormone (GH) (Humatrope, Eli Lilly & Co., Indianapolis, IN) administration in postoperative (PO) patients receiving peripheral vein nutrition. Seven, well-nourished, nondiabetic patients undergoing elective surgical procedures were given either no drug (n = 3), GH 30… (More)

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@article{Lehmann1990GrowthHE, title={Growth hormone enables effective nutrition by peripheral vein in postoperative patients: a pilot study.}, author={Sharon Lehmann and K M Teasley and Nikos Konstantinides and F N Konstantinides and Frank B. Cerra}, journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition}, year={1990}, volume={9 6}, pages={610-5} }