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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schulte-Frohlinde, E; Wagenpfeil, S; Willis, J; Lersch, C; Eckel, F; Schmid, R; Schusdziarra, V 
Title:
Role of meal carbohydrate content for the imbalance of plasma amino acids in patients with liver cirrhosis. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Imbalance of circulating branched chain amino acids (BCAA) versus aromatic amino acids (AAA) and hyperinsulinemia are common metabolic alterations in patients with liver cirrhosis. The aim of this study was to characterize the effect of the carbohydrate component of a protein-rich mixed meal on postprandial plasma concentrations of 21 amino acids, insulin and C-peptide in patients with compensated liver cirrhosis. Furthermore, the effect of a dietary intervention on the metab...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
22 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1241-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0815-9319 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; hrungsmedizin