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Clinical Study

The Hip Functional Retrieval after Elective Surgery May Be Enhanced by Supplemented Essential Amino Acids

Table 2

Venous plasma concentration (mol/L) of amino acids measured in the entire patient population both at admission to and discharge from our rehab institute. For comparison, plasma amino acid levels in healthy subjects were reported.

Healthy subjects ()Patients ()
AdmissionDischarge ()

Aspartate19 ± 921.9 ± 11.616 ± 9
Glutamate95 ± 63154 ± 93128.6 ± 32
Asparagine23 ± 919.7 ± 9.219.1 ± 11.2
Serine111 ± 3165.8 ± 3350.8 ± 15.2
Glutamine483 ± 10099.4 ± 32120.5 ± 28
Histidine62 ± 1268.6 ± 35.666.5 ± 24
Glycine227 ± 80143 ± 107122 ± 23.5
Threonine118 ± 32198 ± 104173.7 ± 62.9
Citrulline8.5 ± 2.119.6 ± 9.422.3 ± 9.7
3-Methylhistidine3.24 ± 0.874.86 ± 2.56.4 ± 4.1
Alanine385 ± 92307 ± 82298 ± 89
Arginine62 ± 20138 ± 60160 ± 81.40
Tyrosine65 ± 1447 ± 1648.7 ± 16.7
Cysteine48 ± 28.550 ± 16.8
Valine249 ± 58202 ± 74203 ± 69
Methionine21.5 ± 5.224.8 ± 15.718.1 ± 10
Tryptophan70 ± 3370.3 ± 3359 ± 28
Phenylalanine70 ± 3051.20 ± 2050.5 ± 20
Isoleucine68 ± 1663.6 ± 2661 ± 21
Leucine128 ± 28105 ± 49102 ± 35.8
Lysine180 ± 36107 ± 5796 ± 21
Total AAs 2493.5 ± 652.41960 ± 890.51872 ± 628.3
Total EAAs904.5 ± 238822 ± 379821.5 ± 268

Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation.
Statistical analysis:
(a) unpaired -test between patients and healthy subjects at both admission to and discharge from rehab institute; ; ; ;
(b) paired -test between patient discharge and admission: .

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