Nutritional Support in Cancer and Transplant Patients

Nutritional Support in Cancer and Transplant Patients

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Addresses nutrition support in cancer and transplant patients. Part I deals with nutrition support in cancer patients, including the specific role of nutrition in immunity, cancer, cachexia, and the role of different substrates. Part II addresses nutrition in transplant patients. Specific topics include glutamine and cancer, total parenteral nutrition in the perioperative nutrition support of cancer patients, cell cycle kinetics in cancer patients receiving total parenteral nutrition, and nutritional support of patients with liver transplant, renal transplantation, and hematopoietic cell transplantation. The editors are affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ( more

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  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 498g
  • Landes Bioscience
  • Texas, United States
  • English
  • 11 black & white illustrations
  • 1587060493
  • 9781587060496