Table 2

Result of multivariate linear regression analysis for recovery speed
Variables Unstandardized coefficients Significance
(Constant) −27.102 0.908
Age 1.612 0.557
Gender −33.052 0.368
Background liver disease −34.672 0.223
TNM Stage 6.114 0.663
Child-Pugh score −23.669 0.192
Body mass index 7.926 0.174
BCAA supplementation 46.270 0.194
npRQ Day4 - Day1 −1161.490 0.001

TNM tumor-node-metastasis, BCAA branched-chain amino acids, npRQ non-protein respiratory quotient, Day1, the first morning after admission, Day4, the forth morning after admission.

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Yamada et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:79   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-79

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