Current Concepts of Intravenous Hyperalimentation

  • Mervyn Deitel
  • Linda D. Macdonald


Although the concept of nutrition by vein has been developing for some time, advances that have established the technique for safe intravenous administration of total nutrients are relatively new.


Essential Amino Acid Total Parenteral Nutrition Protein Hydrolysate Short Bowel Syndrome Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mervyn Deitel
    • 1
    • 2
  • Linda D. Macdonald
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.St. Joseph’s Hospital (Toronto) Research Foundation and the Medical Research Council of CanadaCanada

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