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Branched-chain amino acids for hepatic encephalopathy

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  • B Als-Nielsen
  • R L Koretz
  • L L Kjaergard
  • C Gluud
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Hepatic encephalopathy may be caused by a decreased plasma ratio of branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) to aromatic amino acids. Treatment with BCAA may therefore have a beneficial effect on patients with hepatic encephalopathy.
Original languageEnglish
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)CD001939
ISSN1469-493X
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StatePublished - 2003

    Research areas

  • Amino Acids, Branched-Chain, Female, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Humans, Male, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

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