Branchedchain amino acids

The plasma concentrations of the branched-chain amino acids (valine, leucine, isoleucine), which can act as a source of glutamine, decrease during critical illness. Clinical trials of feed supplementation with branched-chain amino acids after surgery and during sepsis show no overall benefit. There have been extensive studies of the effect of supplementing feeds with these amino acids in patients with severe liver disease. In acute hepatic encephalopathy they do not affect outcome, but in chronic hepatic encephalopathy they may allow a greater total protein intake without causing deterioration.

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