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Essential Amino Acid Supplementation Mitigates Muscle Atrophy After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial (2018)

Dreyer HC, Owen EC, Strycker LA, et al. Essential amino acid supplementation mitigates muscle atrophy after total knee arthroplasty: A randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled trial. JBJS open access. 2018;(3)2:e0006. (2018). AORN Journal, 109(1), 127-132.

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Significant muscle atrophy occurs after total knee arthroplasty. This study examined the effect of essential amino acids compared to placebo in the preoperative and postoperative period to see if this reduced muscle atrophy in people with total knee ...

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