A double-blind, randomized, controlled crossover trial of glutamine supplementation in home parenteral nutrition

A Culkin, S M Gabe, I Bjarnason, G Grimble, A M Madden, A Forbes

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Studies suggest clinical benefit of glutamine-supplemented parenteral nutrition. The aim was to determine if the inclusion of 10 g of glutamine as part of the nitrogen source of home parenteral nutrition (HPN) reduces infectious complications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)575-83
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2008


  • Amino Acids
  • Cross-Over Studies
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Female
  • Glutamine
  • Humans
  • Infection
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nutritional Status
  • Parenteral Nutrition, Home
  • Permeability
  • Quality of Life

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