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Letter: Reproducible evidence shows that exclusive enteral nutrition significantly reduces faecal calprotectin concentrations in children with active Crohn's disease.

Logan M; Ijaz UZ; Hansen R; Gerasimidis K; Russell RK.
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.

Comments on a single article that measured fecal calprotectin at baseline and at end of treatment in patients induced with exclusive enteral nutrition and corticosteroids.

Current Knowledge of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants and the Impact of Different Types of Enteral Nutrition Products

Shulhan J; Dicken B; Hartling L; Larsen BM.
Advances in Nutrition

This review summarizes the known factors that contribute NEC, health care cost implications, and impact of different formulas and milk sources.

Nutritional assessment and intervention in children with cerebral palsy: a practical approach. [Review]

Scarpato E; Staiano A; Molteni M; Terrone G; Mazzocchi A; Agostoni C.
International Journal of Food Sciences & Nutrition

Review to provide a practical guide to the assessment of nutritional status in children with cerebral palsy.

Impact and outcomes of nutritional support team intervention in patients with gastrointestinal disease in the intensive care unit.

Park YE; Park SJ; Park Y; Cheon JH; Kim TI; Kim WH.

Study on patients in intensive care unit to assess those with gastrointestinal diseases who have absorption problems with enteral nutrition.

Outcome of Rehabilitation and Swallowing Therapy after Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in Dysphagia Patients

Toh Yoon EW; Hirao J; Minoda N.

Investigation of outcomes of the rehabilitation (with swallowing therapy) after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in patients with neurogenic dysphagia.
[Erratum appears in Dysphagia. 2016 Dec;31(6):737; PMID: 27558801]

Preoperative Regular Diet of 900 kcal/day vs Balanced Energy High-Protein Formula vs Immunonutrition Formula: Effect on Preoperative Weight Loss and Postoperative Pain, Complications and Analytical Acute Phase Reactants After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastre

Ruiz-Tovar J; Zubiaga L; Diez M; Murcia A; Boix E; Munoz JL; Llavero C;
Obesity Surgery

Outcomes and comparison in three patient groups patients receiving a preoperative regular diet of 900 kcal/day, those receiving a preoperative balanced energy high-protein formula and those receiving preoperative Immunonutrition for bariatric surgery preparation.

Safety and Efficacy of Electromagnetic-Guided Bedside Placement of Nasoenteral Feeding Tubes versus Standard Placement.

Shadid H; Keckeisen M; Zarrinpar A.
American Surgeon

Evaluation of the effect of electromagnetic-guided bedside placement of nasoenteral postpyloric feeding tubes.

Recommended European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition protein and energy intakes and weight loss in patients with head and neck cancer. [Review]

Giles KH; Kubrak C; Baracos VE; Olson K; Mazurak VC.
Head & Neck

Evaluation of the current ESPEN recommendations regarding weight loss in patients with head and neck cancer and in those consuming oral nutrition supplements.

[When enteral nutrition is not possible in intensive care patients: whether to wait or use parenteral nutrition?]. [Review] [Dutch]

Habes QL; Pickkers P.
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde.

The effect and survival benefit of overfeeding versus net underfeeding of critically ill patient..

Clinician's Guide to Nutritional Therapy Following Major Burn Injury. [Review]

Rollins C; Huettner F; Neumeister MW.
Clinics in Plastic Surgery.

The article provides clinicians with a guide to nutritional support of the burn patient as well as comparison between enteral and parenteral routes.