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Early Enteral Nutrition Is Associated With Improved Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Children: A Secondary Analysis of Nutrition Support in the Heart and Lung Failure-Pediatric Insulin Titration Trial.

Srinivasan V; Hasbani NR; Mehta NM; Irving SY; Kandil SB; Allen HC; Typpo KV; Cvijanovich NZ; Faustino EVS; Wypij D; Agus MSD; Nadkarni VM; Heart and Lung Failure-Pediatric Insulin Titration Study
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Test on the hypothesis that early enteral nutrition is associated with improved clinical outcomes in critically ill children.

Variables Impacting the Time Taken to Wean Children From Enteral Tube Feeding to Oral Intake.

Lively EJ; McAllister S; Doeltgen SH.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

The objective of the study was to investigate biological factors, which may influence the time taken for children to wean from enteral to oral intake.

Therapeutic action of ketogenic enteral nutrition in obese and overweight patients: a retrospective interventional study.

Papadia C; Bassett P; Cappello G; Forbes A; Lazarescu V; Shidrawi R.
Internal & Emergency Medicine.

The study is about ketogenic enteral nutrition in overweight and obese patients receiving a short treatment of the nutritional solution.

Impact of Breast Milk, Respiratory Insufficiency, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease on Enteral Feeding in Infants With Omphalocele.

Haug S; St Peter S; Ramlogan S; Goff D; Thorpe D; Hopper A; Baerg J.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

The aim of the study was to document the process of achieving full enteral feeding in infants with omphalocele and to identify factors that affect feeding success.

The Use of Jejunal Tube Feeding in Children: A Position Paper by the Gastroenterology and Nutrition Committees of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition 2019.

Broekaert IJ; Falconer J; Bronsky J; Gottrand F; Dall'Oglio L; Goto E; Hojsak I; Hulst J; Kochavi B; Papadopoulou A; Ribes-Koninckx C; Schaeppi M; Werlin S; Wilschanski M; Thapar N.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

The aim of this position paper is to provide expert guidance regarding the indications for the care of jejunal tube feeding in pediatric patients and practical considerations to optimize its utility and safety.

Analysis of 61 exclusive enteral nutrition formulas used in the management of active Crohn's disease-new insights into dietary disease triggers.

Logan M; Gkikas K; Svolos V; Nichols B; Milling S; Gaya DR; Seenan JP; Macdonald J; Hansen R; Ijaz UZ; Russell RK; Gerasimidis K.
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.

The aim was to investigate the hypothesis that ingredients of exclusive enteral nutrition formulas are unlikely to initiate a disease flare and that it is not essential for their elimination for disease amelioration.

Early Enteral Nutrition Following Gastrointestinal Surgery in Children: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Braungart S; Siminas S.
Annals of Surgery.

Prolonged postoperative fasting following pediatric GI surgery in contrast to early feeding in the adult population, where meta-analyses have shown early introduction of enteral feeds to be beneficial to hospital stay and patient outcomes.

Dietary Therapy in Conjunction With Immunosuppression to Treat Gastrointestinal Graft-versus-host Disease

Zheng HB; Yeung C; Summers C; Lee D; Wahbeh G; Braly K; Suskind D.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

We present the use of exclusive enteral nutrition to induce clinical remission in two patients post-hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with steroid-refractory GI graft-versus-host disease.

Randomized Controlled Trial of Oropharyngeal Colostrum Administration in Very-low-birth-weight Preterm Infants.

Ferreira DMLM; Oliveira AMM; de Leves DV; de Bem EB; Fatureto GG; Navarro NF; Afonso NG; Santiago FM; Mineo JR; Sopelete MC; Martinez FE; Bernardino Neto M; Abdallah VOS.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

The study evaluated the effects of oropharyngeal colostrum administration in the incidence of late-onset clinical and proven sepsis and in concentrations of immunoglobulin A in very-low-birth-weight infants.

ASPEN Report on Nutrition Support Practice Processes With COVID-19: The First Response.

Wells Mulherin D; Walker R; Holcombe B; Guenter P.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

This paper summarizes clinician reports on adapted processes for COVID-19 patients in hospitals and home setting, including overall nutrition care, nutrition assessment, enteral nutrition and parenteral nutrition care steps, and food and oral supplement delivery.