total parenteral nutrition


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total parenteral nutrition

n. Abbr. TPN
The administration of nutrients by intravenous feeding, especially to individuals unable to ingest food through the digestive tract. Also called hyperalimentation.
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Noun1.total parenteral nutrition - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cavatotal parenteral nutrition - administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes
alimentation, feeding - the act of supplying food and nourishment
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Protective effects of nitric oxide on hepatic steatosis caused by total parenteral nutrition in rats.
A meta-analysis of enteral nutrition and total parenteral nutrition in patients with acute pancreatitis.
Here we present our institution's experience and discuss our observations during management of this complication with the use of peripheral total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and octreotide acetate.
1) The goal of the study was to determine the long-term oncological and functional outcomes of postoperative total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in this population.
Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) prevents malnutrition in patients with intestinal function failure and provides liquid nutrients, including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals, through the vein.
sup][4] As a means of nutrition supply, especially for abdominal surgery patients, total parenteral nutrition (TPN) prevents nutrition loss after surgery, and improves survival rate and quality of life.
It is also known that the hyperosmotic fluid used for total parenteral nutrition can cause blood vessel puncture through erosive damage.
Though the concept of parenteral nutritional may significantly predate, a modern concept of PN was developed in the 1960's, developed as intravenous hyperalimentation and often infused centrally into internal jugular or subclavian veins, and was called Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN).
A variety of risk factors identified for candidaemia include previous use of antibiotics, sepsis, immunosupression, total parenteral nutrition, central venous line, surgery, malignancy and neutropaenia.
He has developed fistula and is on total parenteral nutrition or TPN where his digestive system is bypassed and nutrient solutions are dripped directly into the vein.
43) Diagnosis at admission Postoperative follow-up 1 1 Respiratory insufficiency 2 2 Sepsis 1 2 Neurological diseases 2 Central venous catheter 3 5 Total parenteral nutrition 1 0 Intubation 4 5 Intravenous administration 4 4 of antibiotics Insulin infusion 4 1 Transfusion of blood 3 3 products Characteristics Total, n=11 Pvalue * Age, mean (SD) 55 ([+ or -] 33) 0.

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