Lege Artis Medicinae

[Evaluation of mixed infusions in parenteral nutrition]

BODOKY György1, WELTNER János1, HARSÁNYI László1, MEDZIHRADSZKY-SWEIGER Hedvig2, ANTUS Sándor3

SEPTEMBER 25, 1991

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1991;1(15)

[The authors initiate a new method of parenteral nutrition. They evaluate the clinical utility of continuously mixed infusions. The infusion glasses are connected in a row with tubes, thus the solutions are mixed before entering the blood-vessels. To prove the regularity of the process and to detect the possible chemical changes, the substrate distribution and the pH was measured and a computer model of the process was created. The regularity of mixing was proven. The change of the pH was small, but for some components it was not ideal. The use of mixed infusions offers a mixed substrate pool, which is more physiological for the body. The authors suggest using mixed solutions for parenteral nutrition as one of the possibilities. ]

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  1. Semmelweis Orvostudományi Egyetem I. Sebészeti Klinika
  2. Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem Szerves Kémiai Tanszék
  3. Budapesti Műszaki Egyetem Szerves Kémiai Tanszék

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