Impact Of Undesirable Effects Of The Parenteral Nutrition On The Nutritional Support And The Disease Progression

Shpata Vjollca, Kuneshka Loreta, Kurti Floreta, Ohri Ilir


We report the case of a 52-year old man with severe acute pancreatitis. In this case report we discuss the undesirable effects of parenteral nutrition and the importance of nutritional support at patients with severe necrotizing pancreatitis. Severe acute pancreatitis is usually accompanied by systemic inflammatory response syndrome, which results in hypermetabolism with prominent protein catabolism. Providing nutrition to these patients is of paramount importance. An adequate nutritional support is crucial in patients with severe and complicated pancreatitis. A negative energy balance has a negative impact on the nutritional status and the disease progression.


Acute Pancreatitis, Nutritional Support, Undesirable Effects, Enteral Nutrition, Parenteral Nutrition

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