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Madison, Wisconsin 53792


Purpose:

Nutrition is an important part of the recovery process after having a head injury so that subjects can gain strength and fight off infection. Liquid nutrition formulas are often given to patients through a tube that has been placed into the intestines for feeding when they are unable to eat on their own. Some reports suggest that nutrition with extra amounts of the amino acid called glutamine may decrease infections and hospital stay in severely injured patients. The purpose of this study is to evaluate if giving extra amounts of an amino acid called glutamine with liquid nutrition formulas will decrease the risk of infection and length of stay in the intensive care unit after having a head injury.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Males - Nonpregnant females - Receiving chemotherapy for BMT/HSCT Exclusion Criteria: - Documented hepatic dysfunction - History of cirrhosis - History of acute renal failure (creatinine clearance < 25 mL/min) - Gastrointestinal malabsorptive disorder


NCT ID:

NCT00204958


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Gordon S Sacks, PharmD., FCCP, BCNSP
University of Wisconsin, Madison


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Madison, Wisconsin 53792
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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