Impact of early versus late enteral nutrition on cell mediated immunity and its relationship with glucagon like peptide-1 in intensive care unit patients: a prospective study


Bakiner O., Bozkirli E., Giray S., Arlier Z., Kozanoglu I., Sezgin N. , ...More

CRITICAL CARE, vol.17, no.3, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/cc12795
  • Title of Journal : CRITICAL CARE

Abstract

Introduction: Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) originates from the gastrointestinal system in response to the presence of nutrition in the intestinal lumen and potentiates postprandial insulin secretion. Also, it acts as an immune-modulator which has influences on cell-mediated immunity.