Metabolism and Artificial Nutrition in the Critically Ill

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ISBN: 978-88-470-0042-1 (Print) 978-88-470-2901-9 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

  2. Basics and Methods

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Substrate metabolism in critical illness

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      Pages 11-27

      Measurement of the body composition

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      Pages 29-45

      Energy and ATP: Costs and benefits

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      Pages 47-57

      Indirect calorimetry in the critically ill: theoretical aspects and practical problems

  3. Local and Systemic Effects on Metabolism

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      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-70

      Hormonal response of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in injury

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      Pages 71-83

      Sympathetic nervous system and metabolism

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      Pages 85-92

      Regional and systemic metabolic effects after surgical injury

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      Pages 93-100

      What about metabolism and the glutathione system?

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      Pages 101-104

      Carbohydrate and insulin activity in critically ill patients

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      Pages 105-111

      Muscle catabolism, amino acid flux and protein turnover in injury

  4. TPN vs ENT Nutrition Cost and Benefits

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      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-122

      Total parenteral nutrition vs total enteral nutrition in critically ill patients: Costs and benefits

  5. New Strategies on Metabolism and Nutrition

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      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-132

      Hormone and growth factors in intensive care patients: Anabolic strategy or utopia?

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      Pages 133-145

      Which metabolic strategies in the early phase of injury?

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      Pages 147-160

      Effects of artificial nutrition on the immune system cells

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      Pages 161-168

      Selective antioxidants and early artificial nutrition as prevention of multiple organ failure

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      Pages 169-174

      Pharmacological nutrition in ICU patients

  6. Nutrition Steps for the Future

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      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-183

      Metabolism and nutrition in the critically ill: steps for the future

  7. Gut and Nutrition

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      Pages 185-185

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      Pages 187-192

      The gut in healthy conditions

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      Pages 193-201

      The gut in local and systemic disease

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      Pages 203-210

      Bacterial translocation

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