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The role of micronutrients and macronutrients in patients hospitalized for heart failure.
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PMID:  23809420     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The detrimental pathophysiology of heart failure (HF) leaves room for physiologic and metabolomic concepts that include supplementation of micronutrients and macronutrients in these patients. Hence myocardial energetics and nutrient metabolism may represent relevant treatment targets in HF. This review focuses on the role of nutritive compounds such as lipids, amino acids, antioxidants, and other trace elements in the setting of HF. Supplementation of ferric carboxymaltose improves iron status, functional capacity, and quality of life in HF patients. To close the current gap in evidence further interventional studies investigating the role of micro- and macronutrients are needed in this setting.
Authors:
Tobias D Trippel; Stefan D Anker; Stephan von Haehling
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart failure clinics     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1551-7136     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Fail Clin     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101231934     Medline TA:  Heart Fail Clin     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  345-57     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin D-13353, Germany.
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