Trace element metabolism in parenteral and enteral nutrition.


With more patients receiving artificial nutrition, i.e., TPN and EN, deficiencies of essential trace elements have appeared. Because symptomatic deficiencies might be only a small part of the abnormalities, we should recognize a much wider background of abnormal metabolism and physiology of such elements and examine their possible participation in most… (More)


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@article{Okada1995TraceEM, title={Trace element metabolism in parenteral and enteral nutrition.}, author={Atsushi Okada and Yoji Takagi and Riichiro Nezu and Kinya Sando and Alan Shenkin}, journal={Nutrition}, year={1995}, volume={11 1 Suppl}, pages={106-13} }