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Carnitine as a possible adjunct in parenteral feeding.

Abstract:

Carnitine is necessary for the transport of fatty acids across the inner mitochondrial membrane, and depletion in response to Intralipid infusion has previously been demonstrated. This study investigates whether orally administered L-carnitine increases tolerance to a lipid load given intravenously. Eight patients with active inflammatory bowel disease, being treated with intravenous prednisolone, were studied. Intralipid was infused on two occasions. Triglycerides and ketone bodies rose in a...

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Rawcliffe, PM More by this author
Bartlett, S More by this author
Jewell, DP More by this author
Journal:
Clinical nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
141-145
Publication date:
1984-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-1983
ISSN:
0261-5614
URN:
uuid:01f2f874-1a48-4177-abb1-b7fc65f6c92c
Source identifiers:
135335
Local pid:
pubs:135335
Language:
English

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