Kwashiorkor

Known as: MALNUTRITION, MALIGNANT, PROTEIN MALNUTRITION, Kwashiorkor [Disease/Finding] 
A syndrome produced by severe protein deficiency, characterized by retarded growth, changes in skin and hair pigment, edema, and pathologic changes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Kwashiorkor, an enigmatic form of severe acute malnutrition, is the consequence of inadequate nutrient intake plus additional… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS Bacterial infections are a frequent and serious burden among patients with cirrhosis because they can further… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Malnutrition, with its 2 constituents of protein-energy malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies, continues to be a major… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Glutathione (gamma-glutamyl-cysteinyl-glycine; GSH) is the most abundant low-molecular-weight thiol, and GSH/glutathione… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Weight loss in superobese patients has been problematic after conventional gastric restrictive operations including conventional… (More)
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1997
1997
UNLABELLED Intestinal permeability can be assessed non-invasively using the lactulose-rhamnose (L-R) test, which is a reliable… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Surgical attempts to treat obesity began because of the discouraging results of conservative medical treatment, which… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Expressing fat-free mass (FFM) and body fat mass (BFM) as percentages of body weight or by weight is unsatisfactory. For example… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The skeletal spectre of the marasmic child clearly results from a lack of intake of the bulk nutrients. It can be easily and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
This paper examines the usefulness of various anthropometric classification systems of nutritional status in prognosticating the… (More)
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