NYMC Faculty Publications

Title

The Impact of Measurement of Respiratory Quotient by Indirect Calorimetry on The Achievement of Nitrogen Balance in Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2017

Department

Surgery

Abstract

BACKGROUND: This study evaluated the impact of IC on the optimization of nutritional support and the achievement of +NB in patients with TBI. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 27 patients (GCS /=25 % in patients with a RQ < 0.83 on day 3 improves substrate utilization, decreases protein utilization and optimizes the achievement of +NB by day 7.

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