Friday, 12 May 2017

Are Predictive Energy Expenditure Equations in Ventilated Surgery Patients Accurate?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study in the Journal of Intensive care Medicine analyses the accuracy of predictive equations versus indirect calorimetry in surgical ICU (SICU) patients.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

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

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

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.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

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

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

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

Monday, 03 October 2016

Poor Agreement between Predictive Equations of Energy Expenditure and Measured Energy Expenditure in Critically Ill Acute Kidney Injury Patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

The reliability of predictive equations versus indirect calorimetry in kidney injury patients has been assessed in this paper published in Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism Journal.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Prediction Equations Underestimate Resting Energy Expenditure in Patients With End-Stage Cystic Fibrosis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the Nutrition Clinical Practice Journal demonstrates that the assessment of energy expenditure in cystic fibrosis patients requires indirect calorimetry and cannot be predicted by equations.

Thursday, 09 June 2016

Cross-Validation of Recent and Longstanding Resting Metabolic Rate Prediction Equations

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

The limited accuracy of currently in use predictive equations for Resting Metabolic rate (RMR) was assessed in a new study on the FASEB Journal.

Monday, 29 February 2016

Resting energy expenditures in chronic kidney disease patients before, during, and after hemodialysis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A study in the Journal of Medical Technology and Physical Therapy investigates the variability of Resting Energy Expenditure in hemodialysis patients.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Resting energy expenditure in a cohort of female patients with bipolar disorder: indirect calorimetry vs Harris-Benedict, Mifflin-St. Jeor, LARN Equations

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

The role of predicitve equations versus indirect calorimetry in patients treated for bipolar disorder has been investigated in this study published on the Official Journal of the Italian Society of Psychopathology.