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Journal of Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy
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Indirect Calorimetry: From Expired CO2 Production, Inspired O2 Consumption to Energy Equivalent

Priscila Giacomo Fassini, José Henrique Silvah*, Cristiane Maria Mártires Lima, Camila Fernanda Costa Cunha, Moraes Brandão, Lauro Wichert-Ana, Júlio Sérgio Marchini and Vivian Miguel Marques Suen
Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Corresponding Author : José Henrique Silvah
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Received: May 15, 2015 Accepted: July 16, 2015 Published: July 30, 2015
Citation: Fassini PG, Silvah JH, Lima CMM, Cunha CFC, Brandão M, et al. (2015) Indirect Calorimetry: From Expired CO2 Production, Inspired O2 Consumption to Energy Equivalent. J Obes Weight Loss Ther S5:001. doi:10.4172/2165-7904.S5-001
Copyright: © 2015 Fassini PG, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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This paper emphasizes the methodology of data collection of indirect calorimetry, including establishment of steady state conditions and the standards in which the values are presented. It also aims to describe in details the calculations of VO2, VCO2, Resting Energy Expenditure (REE) and Respiratory Quotient (RQ). The trial is registered with number NCT02072694.


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