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Resting and total energy expenditure in patients with ischemic heart disease

Taggart, D.P., McMillan, D.C., Preston, T., Richardson, R., Shenkin, A., Burns, H.J., and Wheatley, D.J. (1991) Resting and total energy expenditure in patients with ischemic heart disease. Nutrition, 7 (4). pp. 271-274. ISSN 0899-9007

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Abstract

Total energy expenditure (TEE) was measured by doubly labeled water in 13 preoperative patients undergoing elective coronary artery surgery and compared to resting energy expenditure (REE) measured by indirect calorimetry (IC) calculated from the Harris-Benedict (HB) formula or from formulas based on midarm circumference and arm muscle circumference. Mean REE measured by IC and calculated from the HB, midarm circumference, arm muscle circumference formulas were 62, 75, 62, and 69%, respectively, of TEE measured by doubly labeled water. REE measured by IC correlated significantly with that predicted by the HB (p = 0.006) but not the anthropometric formulas. The relationship between REE derived from anthropometric predictive formulas and REE measured by IC is altered in ischemic heart disease.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Preston, Prof Thomas
Authors: Taggart, D.P., McMillan, D.C., Preston, T., Richardson, R., Shenkin, A., Burns, H.J., and Wheatley, D.J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre
Journal Name:Nutrition
ISSN:0899-9007
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