Shoshin Beriberi in Critically-Ill patients: case series

  title={Shoshin Beriberi in Critically-Ill patients: case series},
  author={George Dabar and Carine Harmouche and Bassem Habr and Moussa Riachi and Bertrand L. Jaber},
  booktitle={Nutrition journal},
Thiamine plays a fundamental role in cellular metabolism. The classical syndrome caused by thiamine deficiency is beriberi, and its fulminant variant, once considered an uncommon finding, is now encountered among the critically ill.We present a case series of four critically ill non-septic non-alcoholic patients with severe lactic acidosis and refractory… CONTINUE READING