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Exploration of muscle loss and metabolic state during prolonged critical illness: Implications for intervention?

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Summary of "Exploration of muscle loss and metabolic state during prolonged critical illness: Implications for intervention?"

Muscle wasting in the critically ill is up to 2% per day and delays patient recovery and rehabilitation. It is linked to inflammation, organ failure and severity of illness. The aims of this study were to understand the relationship between muscle depth loss, and nutritional and inflammatory markers during prolonged critical illness. Secondly, to identify when during critical illness catabolism might decrease, such that targeted nutritional strategies may logically be initiated.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0224565

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