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Protein-Energy Malnutrition (Marasmus)

The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.
Also Known As:
Marasmus; Protein-Calorie Malnutrition; Malnutrition, Protein-Calorie; Malnutrition, Protein-Energy; Malnutritions, Protein-Energy; Protein Calorie Malnutrition; Protein Energy Malnutrition
Networked: 1213 relevant articles (26 outcomes, 128 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Kwashiorkor
2. Malnutrition
3. Infection
4. Diarrhea
5. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

Experts

1. Lee, Myung G: 8 articles (02/2008 - 01/2003)
2. Fock, Ricardo Ambrósio: 7 articles (06/2013 - 02/2007)
3. Borelli, Primavera: 7 articles (06/2013 - 02/2007)
4. Lee, Myung Gull: 7 articles (12/2012 - 02/2002)
5. Lee, M G: 7 articles (10/2011 - 05/2000)
6. Kwon, Jong W: 7 articles (07/2005 - 04/2002)
7. Kim, S G: 6 articles (10/2001 - 05/2000)
8. Kim, Y G: 6 articles (10/2001 - 05/2000)
9. Cho, M K: 6 articles (10/2001 - 05/2000)
10. Vinolo, Marco Aurélio Ramirez: 5 articles (01/2013 - 11/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Protein-Energy Malnutrition:
1. Vitamin A (Retinol)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Transferrin (beta 2 Transferrin)IBA
3. Albendazole (Albenza)FDA Link
4. alpha 1-Antitrypsin (alpha 1 Antitrypsin)IBA
5. ZincIBA
6. IronIBA
7. Serum AlbuminIBA
8. MicronutrientsIBA
9. IodineIBA
10. Prealbumin (Transthyretin)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Nutritional Support (Artificial Feeding)
2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
3. Parenteral Nutrition
4. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube)
5. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)