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Selenium and vitamin E sufficiency in premature infants requiring total parenteral nutrition.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6820076     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A randomized prospective study of LBW infants was undertaken to evaluate the effect of parenteral lipid infusions upon their antioxidant systems. Ten babies received a parenteral nutrition regimen with lipid emulsion, and ten received a regimen without lipid. Although the addition of lipid emulsion to the total parenteral nutrition regimen led to a rise in vitamin E levels, the selenium levels fell in both groups. Neither group showed evidence of deficient antioxidant systems by the peroxide hemolysis test or thiobarbituric acid test. There did not seem to be any adverse effect of the lipid infusion upon the clinical course of the infants except for hyperlipidemia. There was a better weight gain in infants receiving lipid.
R K Huston; G I Benda; C V Carlson; T R Shearer; J W Reynolds; R C Neerhout
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0148-6071     ISO Abbreviation:  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr     Publication Date:    1982 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-05     Completed Date:  1983-05-05     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7804134     Medline TA:  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  507-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dietary Carbohydrates / administration & dosage
Dietary Proteins / administration & dosage
Energy Intake
Fat Emulsions, Intravenous / administration & dosage
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Lipids / blood
Nutritional Requirements
Parenteral Nutrition*
Parenteral Nutrition, Total*
Selenium / deficiency*
Vitamin E / metabolism*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Carbohydrates; 0/Dietary Proteins; 0/Fat Emulsions, Intravenous; 0/Lipids; 1406-18-4/Vitamin E; 7782-49-2/Selenium

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