PMID: 6776053Apr 1, 1980

The instant formulated parenteral solution Fresubin in the postoperative feeding of patients after maxillofacial surgery

Infusionstherapie Und Klinische Ernährung
W Kahle, I Podlesch


21 patients who underwent maxillofacial surgery received daily 6-8 packets of the instant formula diet Fresubin (2,100-2,800 kcal = 8,790-11,720 J). In 1 patient nutrition with Fresubin had to be interrupted due to vomiting. Under nutrition with Fresubin, mean body weight decreased significantly by about 3.5 kg. Serum electrolytes, blood gases, pH, base excess, serum-urea-nitrogen and creatinine, albumin content, serum transaminases, glucose content, hemoglobin and hematocrit did not show any significant change. It was evident that the sodium and potassium content of Fresubin was not high enough to guarantee normal serum values. In 8 of 21 patients potassium had to be substituted parenterally. Concentrations of lipids and triglycerids increased during nutrition with Fresubin and became elevated over normal values without statistic significance.

Related Concepts

Food, Formulated
Parenteral Nutrition
Postoperative Procedures

Trending Feeds


Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Synthetic Genetic Array Analysis

Synthetic genetic arrays allow the systematic examination of genetic interactions. Here is the latest research focusing on synthetic genetic arrays and their analyses.

Neural Activity: Imaging

Imaging of neural activity in vivo has developed rapidly recently with the advancement of fluorescence microscopy, including new applications using miniaturized microscopes (miniscopes). This feed follows the progress in this growing field.

Computational Methods for Protein Structures

Computational methods employing machine learning algorithms are powerful tools that can be used to predict the effect of mutations on protein structure. This is important in neurodegenerative disorders, where some mutations can cause the formation of toxic protein aggregations. This feed follows the latests insights into the relationships between mutation and protein structure leading to better understanding of disease.

Congenital Hyperinsulinism

Congenital hyperinsulinism is caused by genetic mutations resulting in excess insulin secretion from beta cells of the pancreas. Here is the latest research.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Epigenetic Memory

Epigenetic memory refers to the heritable genetic changes that are not explained by the DNA sequence. Find the latest research on epigenetic memory here.

Cell Atlas of the Human Eye

Constructing a cell atlas of the human eye will require transcriptomic and histologic analysis over the lifespan. This understanding will aid in the study of development and disease. Find the latest research pertaining to the Cell Atlas of the Human Eye here.

Femoral Neoplasms

Femoral Neoplasms are bone tumors that arise in the femur. Discover the latest research on femoral neoplasms here.