Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Approximate Time to Steady-state Resting Energy Expenditure Using Indirect Calorimetry in Young, Healthy Adults

Posted in Research News, Scientific News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study in the Frontiers in Nutrition Journal provides evidence on the assessment of the time to reach steady state (SS) during indirect calorimetry in young, healthy adults.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Are Predictive Energy Expenditure Equations in Ventilated Surgery Patients Accurate?

Posted in Research News, Scientific News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study in the Journal of Intensive care Medicine analyses the accuracy of predictive equations versus indirect calorimetry in surgical ICU (SICU) patients.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Applicability of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Posted in Research News, Scientific News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study investigates the applicability of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure
(REE) in obese individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the effects of OSA severity
on REE.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Energy Expenditure in the Immediate Postpartum Period: Indirect Calorimetry Versus Predictive Equations

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A new study on the Nutrition Journal analyzes the accuracy of predictive equations to estimate energy expenditure in postpartum women.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

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indirect calorimetry

This study, published in the Clinical Nutrition Journal, tries to show how abnormal basal energy metabolism can be associated with higher risk in anticancer treatments (like chemotherapy).

Thursday, 09 February 2017

Harris-Benedict Equation and Resting Energy Expenditure Estimates in Critically Ill Ventilator Patients

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indirect calorimetry

A new study on the American Journal of Critical Care demonstrates the limited reliability of the Harris Benedict Equation as a substitute to indirect calorimetry in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Caloric Requirements of Patients With Brain Impairment and Cerebral Palsy Who Are Dependent on Chronic Ventilation

Posted in Research News, Scientific News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition has been published showing the importance of indirect calorimetry measurements to accurately indicate the true caloric requirements of patients suffering from severe brain damage and requiring mechanical ventilation.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Energy metabolism and nutritional status in hospitalized patients with lung cancer

Posted in Research News, Scientific News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition examines the importance of monitoring energy metabolism in lung cancer patients.

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