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

Posted on 13 April 2017, COSMED News, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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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.

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

Posted on 14 March 2017, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

Posted on 17 February 2017, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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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).

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

Posted on 09 February 2017, English, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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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.

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

Posted on 20 January 2017, Indirect Calorimetry, Scientific

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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.

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