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Nutritional Imbalances during Extracorporeal Life Support.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23075597     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Extracorporeal life support has become an integral part of the technologies used in the intensive care. Renal replacement therapy is used daily and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has become more popular in the recent years with the increasing prevalence of influenza-induced severe respiratory failure. Many years ago, critically ill infants requiring ECMO were found to have the highest rates of whole body protein breakdown ever recorded. However, most of the physicians are not aware of the nutritional consequences of the use of new technologies. The aim of this chapter is to describe the changes induced by artificial membranes and the required therapies to optimize nutritional support.
Ilya Kagan; Pierre Singer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  World review of nutrition and dietetics     Volume:  105     ISSN:  1662-3975     ISO Abbreviation:  World Rev Nutr Diet     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0117263     Medline TA:  World Rev Nutr Diet     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  154-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 S. Karger AG, Basel.
General Intensive Care Department and Institute for Nutrition Research, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tikva, Israel.
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