Nutrition and Metabolism of the Fetus and Infant: Rotterdam 11-13 October 1978 by H.K.A. VisserNutrition and Metabolism of the Fetus and Infant: Rotterdam 11-13 October 1978 by H.K.A. Visser

Nutrition and Metabolism of the Fetus and Infant: Rotterdam 11-13 October 1978

byH.K.A. Visser

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Title:Nutrition and Metabolism of the Fetus and Infant: Rotterdam 11-13 October 1978Format:PaperbackDimensions:419 pagesPublished:October 3, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940099320X

ISBN - 13:9789400993204

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Table of Contents

Session I Nutrition and Metabolism of the Fetus.- The role of insulin and glucagon in fetal growth and metabolism.- Protein turnover rate in fetal organs: the influence of insulin.- Fetal ingestion and metabolism of amniotic fluid protein.- Some of the consequences of intrauterine growth retardation.- Discussion.- Session II Nutrition and Metabolism of the Fetus and Infant.- Umbilical uptake of substrates and their role in fetal metabolism.- The energy cost of growth estimated from simultaneous direct and indirect calorimetry in infants of less than 2500 g.- Fatty acid metabolism before and after birth.- The fatty acid composition of brown and white fat in newborn infants and the influence of the ingested fat on the fatty acid composition of their body fat.- Subcutaneous fat measurement as an indication of nutrition of the fetus and newborn.- Discussion.- Session III Nutrition of the Preterm Infant.- Body composition of the fetus and infant.- The absorption of magnesium, copper, zinc and iron by preterm infants in relation to body composition of the foetus.- Nitrogen balances and protein requirements of preterm infants.- Taurine in infant nutrition.- Discussion.- Session IV Human Milk.- Composition of human milk.- Immune factors in human milk.- The effects of pasteurisation on immune factors in human milk.- Feeding pre-term infants with raw and heat-sterilised human milk: effects on faecal flora.- Psycho-social implications of breast feeding.- Discussion.- Session V Parenteral Nutrition of the Newborn and Infant.- The intravenous and peroral requirements of amino acids during early infancy.- Studies on the requirement of amino acids in newborn infants receiving parenteral nutrition.- Brain composition of beagle puppies receiving total parenteral nutrition.- Trace elements in parenteral feeding of infants.- Discussion.- Index of subjects.