Friday, 17 February 2017

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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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).

Friday, 17 February 2017

The physiological basis and clinical significance of lung volume measurements

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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A useful scientific review has been published in the Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine Journal describing how different physiological/pathological conditions can affect static lung volumes measurement.

Friday, 10 February 2017

Body Composition Trajectories From Infancy to Preschool in Children Born Premature Versus Full-Term

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition hosts a study analyzing the body composition trajectories from birth to preschool age.

Thursday, 09 February 2017

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

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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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.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Pediatric Exercise Testing: Value and Implications of Peak Oxygen Uptake

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A new essay published on Children Jornal highlights the clinical relevance of cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

Friday, 20 January 2017

2017 ERS/ATS standards for single-breath carbon monoxide uptake in the lung

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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ATS/ERS published on the European Respiratory Journal an update to the 2005 technical standards for single-breath carbon monoxide uptake in the lung.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is a better outcome predictor than exercise echocardiography in asymptomatic aortic stenosis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The International Journal of Cardiology hosts a paper confirming the validity of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing on patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis.

Friday, 20 January 2017

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

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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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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