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Lipid stimulation of fatty acid sensors in the human duodenum: relationship with gastrointestinal hormones, BMI and diet.

Cvijanovic N; Isaacs NJ; Rayner CK; Feinle-Bisset C; Young RL; Little TJ.
International Journal of Obesity

We investigated whether expression of duodenal FFA sensors in humans was altered by intraduodenal lipid infusion, disordered in overweight or obese individuals,
related to lipid-induced GI hormone secretion or affected by habitual dietary patterns.

Effects of small intestinal glucose on glycaemia, insulinaemia and incretin hormone release are load-dependent in obese subjects.

Trahair LG; Marathe CS; Standfield S; Rayner CK; Feinle-Bisset C; Horowitz M; Jones KL.
International Journal of Obesity

Determination of the effect of different rates of intraduodenal glucose infusions on biologic responses in lean and obese subjects and comparison of the effects of oral and intraduodenal glucose in obese subjects.

Increased Force Required With Proposed Standardized Enteral Feed Connector in Blenderized Tube Feeding.

Mundi MS; Epp L; Hurt RT.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Evaluation for the development of new international design standards for medical device tubing connectors.

Factors influencing decision regret regarding placement of a PEG among substitute decision-makers of older persons in Japan: a prospective study.

Kuraoka Y; Nakayama K.
BMC Geriatric.

The objective of this study was to explore the factors that influence decision regret among substitute decision-makers using a decision aid for PEG placement.

Effect of hypocaloric normoprotein or trophic feeding versus target full enteral feeding on patient outcomes in critically ill adults: a systematic review. [Review]

Phan KA; Dux CM; Osland EJ; Reade MC.
Anaesthesia & Intensive Care

Evaluation of clinical outcomes reported in studies comparing hypocaloric normonitrogenous or trophic feeding targeted full energy feeding administered via enteral nutrition to adult critically ill patients.

The nutritional intake of elderly patients with dysphagia admitted to the internal medical department of the emergency hospital was analyzed...

Niwano M.
Japanese Journal of Geriatrics

The goal of this study was to analyze if the route of nutrition affected the patient discharge rates.

An analysis of prognostic factors after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement in Japanese patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Nagashima K; Furuta N; Makioka K; Fujita Y; Ikeda M; Ikeda Y.
Journal of the Neurological Sciences

Investigation of the risk factors for early death and the survival after PEG placement.

Swallowing performance and tube feeding status in patients treated with parotid-sparing intensity-modulated radiotherapy for head and neck cancer.

Roe JW; Carding PN; Drinnan MJ; Harrington KJ; Nutting CM.
Head & Neck

A prospective study to evaluate the swallowing performance of patients with head and neck cancer treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy.

Early, rapidly progressive enteral nutrition promotes growth of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants.

Flidel-Rimon O; Raz M; Balla U; Hofi L; Juster-Reicher A; Shinwell ES.
Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine

The effects of a quality improvement program for promotion of improved postnatal nutrition on the growth of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants.

Bolus feeding has no effect on cerebral hemodynamics, irrespective of gestational age.

Bembich S; Cont G; Bua J; Orlando C; Di Benedetto D; Demarini S.
Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine

A study to see if gestational age has any influence on preterm cerebral hemodynamics during bolus feeding.