The effects ot total parenteral nutrition upon serum lipid levels.

Abstract

Changes in the serum lipid profiles of 22 patients undergoing total parenteral nutritional therapy were studied to evaluate the effects of an intravenously administered high protein, high carbohydrate diet on serum lipid levels. During this zero fat regimen, no instances of hypertriglyceridemia occurred, and serum cholesterol levels decreased significantly… (More)

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