Anabolic resistance

Authors: MUDr. Jakub Víšek; MUDr. Vladimír Bláha, CSc.
Authors‘ workplace: III. interní gerontologická a metabolická klinika LF UK a FN Hradec Králové
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2014, 3, č. 2: 92-94
Category: Review Article


Clinical nutrition is at present age a part of standard patient care. Its use is not limited to critically ill people, but it plays a crucial role in chronically ill patients, oncologic patients and elderly patients as well. Even though the use of clinical nutrition is on the rise, protein malnutrition is still a relevant problem. One of the possible causes for the lowered response to the provided clinical nutrition is the so called anabolic resistance.

Key words:
anabolic resistance – malnutrition – sarcopenia


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