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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.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy
Nutritional Intervention, Nutritional Intervention
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:53-0400
Hepatic encephalopathy is a serious complication of cirrhosis which relays under the burden of diseases with therapeutical difficulties for its given morbidity and mortality and the high r...
The Preempt study is likely to help determine the frequency of patients suffering from Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy (MHE) and are cirrhotics. It will also enable us to know about the Qua...
This study aims to investigate the effect of a multi-disciplinary nutritional intervention program in geriatric nutritional at risk patients. The study is carried out as randomized control...
Introduction: Mortality due to chronic liver disease is among the first five causes of mortality related to digestive tract and liver diseases in patients on productive age. One of the mos...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether alteration of gut flora with rifaximin can lead to improvement in driving performance, psychometric test performance, and quality of life ...
Head and neck cancer patients experience unintentional weight loss and malnutrition at diagnosis, during oncologic treatment, and after the end of therapy because of reduction of eating ability. The a...
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence for oral nutritional intervention on nutritional and clinical outcomes during chemo(radio)therapy: current evidence and guidance for design of future trials.
Driven by reduced nutritional intakes and metabolic alterations, malnutrition in cancer patients adversely affects quality of life, treatment tolerance and survival. We examined evidence for oral nutr...
This study aimed to examine the effects of nutritional intervention on the prognosis of patients with cardiopulmonary failure undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy in Taiwan.
Obesity in children and adolescents is a worldwide dramatic health problem, for which treatment is mostly unsuccessful. Therefore, prevention is the most important measure to tackle this problem. The ...
Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is common, characterized by deficits in reaction time and executive function, and strongly associated with disability and mortality. Point-of-care diagnostics perfo...
Concepts involved with nutritional physiology, including categories of substances eaten for sustenance, nutritional phenomena and processes, eating patterns and habits, and measurable nutritional parameters.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES during EXERCISE and ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE as well as specific NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS of ATHLETES and the relationship between NUTRITIONAL STATUS and NUTRITION DISORDERS in athletes.
A collective term for nutritional disorders resulting from poor absorption or nutritional imbalance, and metabolic disorders resulting from defects in biosynthesis (ANABOLISM) or breakdown (CATABOLISM) of endogenous substances.
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
Nutritional physiology of animals.
Hepatology is the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas, and diseases associated with them. This includes viral hepatitis, alcohol damage, cirrhosis and cancer. As modern lifestyles change, with alcoholism and cancer becoming more promi...