The effect of acute discontinuation of total parenteral nutrition.

@article{Wagman1986TheEO,
  title={The effect of acute discontinuation of total parenteral nutrition.},
  author={Lawrence David Wagman and H. H. Newsome and Kathryn B Miller and Richard B. Thomas and Gordon C Weir},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={204 5},
  pages={524-9}
}
The present study was undertaken to assess the impact of acute discontinuation (AD) of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) on serum glucose, insulin, and glucagon levels and on the generation of symptomatic hypoglycemia. Fifty studies were performed in 48 patients. In none of the 30 studies of 1 hour duration nor in the 20 studies of 8 hours duration was there… CONTINUE READING