PMID: 3705535Mar 1, 1986

Effect of dietotherapy on the blood serum protein content of patients with torpid and latent recurrent rheumocarditis

Voprosy pitaniia
N E Voĭtko


A group of 85 patients with a minimal activity of rheumatic process received the diet with a high protein content (130 to 140 g). The effect of the high protein diet was evaluated according to the time-course of changes in the content of individual blood serum proteins (albumin, prealbumin, alpha1-antitrypsin, alpha2-macroglobulin, transferrin, ceruloplasmin, orosomucoid, fibrinogen, haptoglobin, IgG, IgM, IgA, IgD, IgE, complement components: C1-inhibitor, C3, C4, C5 and C9). It was revealed that the dietetic management brought about not only the improvement of the general status and reduction of the clinical manifestations of the disease but also exerted a favourable action on the concentration of serum proteins assayed.

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