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Table 2 REE parameters analysis obtained from indirect calorimetry (IC) compared to prediction with commonly used equations

From: L-alanine supplementation in Pompe disease (IOPD): a potential therapeutic implementation for patients on ERT? A case report

  T0 T1 T2 Percentage variation
(T0-T2)
IC-REE (kcal/day) 1265 1236 1219 -3.6
£Harris Benedict-REE( Kcal/day) 1142 1153 1166  + 2.1
§Schofield-REE (Kcal/day) 1061 1083 1106  + 4.2
¤WHO-REE (Kcal/day) 1133 1158 1182  + 4.3
IC REE/predictive equation (%) Harris Benedict 11.1 10.7 10.5 -5.4
Schofield 11.9 11.4 11.0 -7.6
WHO 11.2 10.7 10.3 -8.0
  1. T0: baseline pre-LAOS; T1: after 6 months of LAOS start at 15 g/day; T2: after 3 months of increasing LAOS dosage (18 g/day) for a total of 9 months supplementation. Notes: IC-REE: REE measured by indirect calorimetry; %IC-REE/predictive equation: ratio of IC-REE to predicted equations; £ Harris Benedict-REE: Harris JA, Benedict FG. A biometric study of basal metabolism in man. Washington: Carnegie Institute of Washington;1919. § Schofield-REE: Schofield WN. Predicting basal metabolic rate, new standards and review of previous work. Hum Nutr Clin Nutr 1985;39:5–41. ¤ WHO-REE: World Health Organization. Energy and protein requirements, Report of a joint FAO/WHO/UNU expert consultation. Geneva: World Health Organization;1985