Books, chapters, and symposia  

  • The ASPEN 2000 Research Workshop: Nutrition support in transplantation. JPEN 2001;25:111-41. Four reviews of nutritional aspects of transplantation, including weight gain and cardiovascular risk after transplantation; nutritional assessment and support; and drug-nutrient interactions .
  • Bunn PA and Deutsch JC, eds. Recent developments and future directions in the research and management of anorexia and cachexia. Seminars in Oncology 25: suppl 6: 1-127, 1998. 18 papers on the assessment, prevention, and management of anorexia, wasting and cachexia in cancer patients and AIDS.  
  • Marcos A and Scrimshaw NS, Nutrition, Immunity and Infection, Am J Clin Nutr 66:459S-529S, 1997. 12 papers on nutrition and the immune system in the elderly, in anorexia and bulimia, in renal disease, HIV infection, and food allergies.  
  • International Workshop: Nutritional Morbidity in Children with Cancer: Mechanisms, Measures, and Management. Intern J Cancer Suppl 11:1-92, 1998. 20 papers on identification of nutritional risk in relation to the pathogenesis of childhood cancer, nutritional morbidity associated with cancer and children, and prevention and treatment of nutritional morbidity in children with cancer.  

Review papers  

  • Nemechek PM, Polsky B, Gottlieb MS, Treatment guidelines for HIV-associated wasting, Mayo Clin Proc . 2000; 75:386-394. (92 ref.). Good clinical review of etiologies and diagnosis of AIDS wasting, also discussing dronabinol, megestrol, TPN and growth hormone.  
  • Kotler DP. Management of nutritional alterations and issues concerning quality of life. J Acq Immune DefSynd Hum Retrovirology 16: S30-S35, 1997. An authoritative review of nutritional problems in AIDS patients.  
  • SanGiovanni JP and Scrimshaw NS. Synergism of nutrition, infection, and immunity, Am J Clin Nutr 1997; 66:464S-77S. (231 ref.). Nevin Scrimshaw has written extensively on nutrition and infection, especially in developing world contexts.  
  • Baron P and Waymack JP, A review of nutrition support for transplant patients, NCP 8:12-18, 1993. (67 ref.)
  • Herrmann V and Petruschka PJ, Nutrition support in bone marrow transplant patients, NCP 8:19-26, 1993, (105 ref.). One of a series of review articles on clinical nutrition in Nutrition in Clinical Practice.  
  • Beisel WR. Single nutrients and immunity. Am J Clin Nutr 35 (suppl): 417-468, 1982.
  • Grunfeld C, Feingold KR. Metabolic disturbances and wasting in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. N Engl J Med 327: 329-337, 1992.

Classic papers  

  • Kotler DP, Tierney AR, Wang J Pierson RN, Magnitude of body-cell-mass depletion and the timing of death from wasting in AIDS, Am J Clin Nutr 1989; 50:444-7.
  • Weisdorf SA Lysne J, Wind D, et al. Positive effect of prophylactic total parenteral nutrition on long-term outcome of bone marrow transplantation. Transplantation 1987; 43:833-8. One of the surprisingly few prospective randomized controlled trials actually showing improved outcome for selected patients on total parenteral nutrition.  

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