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A Nutritional Approach to Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy

2014-07-23 21:09:53 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This trial will study a possible effect of standard Israeli breakfast (30% of caloric value and 21 gram protein) on cognitive and executive functions (working memory, visual memory, concentration and coordination), on patients with mild-moderate liver cirrhosis.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy

Intervention

Nutritional Intervention, Nutritional Intervention

Location

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv
Israel

Status

Recruiting

Source

Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:53-0400

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