Total parenteral nutrition, bacterial translocation, and host immune function.

@article{Shou1994TotalPN,
  title={Total parenteral nutrition, bacterial translocation, and host immune function.},
  author={Jian Shou and Joan E Stucky Lappin and E A Minnard and John M. Daly},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={167 1},
  pages={145-50}
}
Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is associated with increased infectious complications in trauma and perioperative patients compared with enteral nutrition support. This study evaluated the effects of TPN on splenocyte and peritoneal macrophage (PM phi) function and intestinal bacterial translocation. Male Wistar rats underwent central vein cannulation and… CONTINUE READING