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Clinical Study

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

Table 4

Plasma amino acid levels (mol/L) in stroke placebo and treated subgroups at both admission and discharge.

Amino acidPlacebo ()EAAs ()Trend over time (interaction; level)
AdmissionDischargeAdmissionDischarge ()

Aspartate20.5 ± 8.214.3 ± 5.924.5 ± 16.711.1 ± 7.8=0.6
Glutamate177 ± 100129.6 ± 19.6143 ± 116127.6 ± 45=0.8
Asparagine21.5 ± 10.620.5 ± 11.916.7 ± 6.617.7 ± 10.5=0.5
Serine72 ± 4351.4 ± 2064.5 ± 2450.2 ± 10.3=0.9
Glutamine97 ± 33124.3 ± 21104.2 ± 31128.4 ± 33=0.7
Histidine74.2 ± 3372.6 ± 1758.2 ± 40.164.0 ± 31.3=0.8
Glycine157 ± 125121 ± 24.4118 ± 60130 ± 22.5=0.001
Threonine223 ± 96177 ± 61.7151.3 ± 110170.3 ± 64=0.1
Citrulline20.5 ± 9.923.1 ± 1019 ± 9.521.5 ± 9.4=0.6
3-Methylhistidine5.5 ± 2.98.3 ± 6.23.78 ± 1.224.5 ± 1.9=0.7
Alanine356 ± 195312 ± 65216 ± 119284 ± 112=0.02
Arginine136 ± 67.7200 ± 117144.2 ± 51119 ± 45=0.03
Tyrosine55.3 ± 2749.3 ± 16.443.7 ± 14.948.0 ± 17=0.05
Cysteine55.1 ± 29.655.2 ± 1934.4 ± 22.345.1 ± 14.5=0.05
Valine219 ± 71214.5 ± 59180.4 ± 77193.1 ± 80=0.8
Methionine28.6 ± 1619.7 ± 10.417.6 ± 14.416.5 ± 9.5=0.6
Tryptophan76.4 ± 2862 ± 14.659 ± 40.456 ± 41.5=0.8
Phenylalanine54.4 ± 2153.3 ± 16.645 ± 1747.6 ± 24=0.9
Isoleucine66.5 ± 2366.3 ± 2062.1 ± 3355.2 ± 21.8=0.8
Leucine113 ± 46108 ± 3698.1 ± 5695.2 ± 36=0.9
Lysine109 ± 5297 ± 26.695.1 ± 5194.4 ± 15.5=0.8
Total AAs2137 ± 10041979 ± 6031699 ± 9131833 ± 658.5=0.02
Total EAAs890 ± 353798 ± 247709 ± 400728 ± 293=0.05

EAAs = essential amino acids.
Data are reported as mean ± standard deviation.
Statistical analysis: repeated measures analysis of variance.
Trend over time: interaction differences in trends between groups.

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