Preservation of autophagy should not direct nutritional therapy

Stephen A. McClave, Peter J.M. Weijs

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Abstract: PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Recent reports in the literature have proposed that forced mandatory feeding should be avoided in the first week of critical illness to preserve autophagy, in order to maximize responses to oxidative stress, preserve organ function, and improve outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-161
JournalCurrent Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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