Nutritional treatment with branched-chain amino acids in advanced liver cirrhosis.

Abstract

During the last 20 years there has been much interest in nutritional treatment for patients with advanced cirrhosis. Most studies have measured the potential benefit of nutritional supplements of dietary proteins, generic protein hydrolysates, or specific branched-chain amino acid (BCAA)-enriched formulas in regard to nutritional parameters and hepatic… (More)

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@article{Marchesini2000NutritionalTW, title={Nutritional treatment with branched-chain amino acids in advanced liver cirrhosis.}, author={Giulio Marchesini and G. Bianchi and Baldo Rossi and Mara Brizi and Nazario Melchionda}, journal={Journal of gastroenterology}, year={2000}, volume={35 Suppl 12}, pages={7-12} }