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Artificial supply of nutrients, typically intravenously.
- ‘Intravenous hyperalimentation may be required until the gastrointestinal tract is functioning.’
- ‘It is also associated with prior surgery, trauma, diabetes mellitus and in patients receiving intravenous hyperalimentation.’
- ‘If surgery cannot safely be postponed, parenteral or enteral hyperalimentation should be started.’
- ‘She gradually improved with conservative therapy using broad spectrum antibiotics and parenteral hyperalimentation.’
- ‘Nasogastric tubes are rarely necessary, and parenteral hyperalimentation is fraught with potential complications.’
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