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Transthyretin Concentrations in Acute Stroke Patients Predict Convalescent Rehabilitation

Isono N; Imamura Y; Ohmura K; Ueda N; Kawabata S; Furuse M; Kuroiwa T.
Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases

Analysis of the relationship between the transthyretin levels and Functional Independence Measure in stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation.

Impact of qualitative and quantitative variations in nitrogen supply on catch-up growth in food-deprived-refed young rats

Bortolotti M; Ventura G; Jegatheesan P; Choisy C; Cynober L; De Bandt JP.
Clinical Nutrition

Study of young rats after 48 hour fast and their recovery on peptide- and whole protein-containing diets versus partially hydrolyzed proteins.

Serum trace elements in dysphagic gastrostomy candidates before endoscopic gastrostomy for long term enteral feeding

Santos CA; Fonseca J; Carolino E; Guerreiro AS
Clinical Nutrition

Prospective anaylsis of serum trace elements in dysphagic gastrostomy candidates before endoscopic gastrostomy and recommendations for caregivers to such patients after procedure.

Gastric feeding intolerance is not caused by mucosal ischemia measured by intragastric air tonometry in the critically ill.

Streefkerk JO; Beishuizen A; Groeneveld AB.
Clinical Nutrition

The aim of the study is to discover the effect of gastric mucosal ischemia to intolerance to early gastric feeding in the critically ill.

Route of nutrition and risk of blood stream infections in critically ill patients; a comparative study.

Gavri C; Kokkoris S; Vasileiadis I; Oeconomopoulou AC; Kotanidou A; Nanas S; Routsi C.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN

To determine what effect the route of delivery of nutritional support has to risk of bloodstream infection in critically ill patients.

Feeding the critically ill obese patient: a systematic review protocol. [Review]

Secombe P; Harley S; Chapman M; Aromataris E.
JBI Database Of Systematic Reviews And Implementation Reports

The objective of this review is to identify effective enteral nutritional regimens targeting optimal protein and calorie delivery for the critically ill obese patient on morbidity and mortality.

Glycerin Suppositories Use in Very Low Birth Weight Infants.

Patel S; Dereddy N; Talati AJ; Gaston K; Dhanireddy R.
American Journal of Perinatology

The objective was to study the characteristics of very low birth weight infants receiving glycerin suppositories and evaluate their use to clinical outcomes.

Clinical Outcomes of Inadequate Calorie Delivery and Protein Deficit in Surgical Intensive Care Patients.

Yeh DD; Peev MP; Quraishi SA; Osler P; Chang Y; Rando EG; Albano C; Darak S; Velmahos GC.
American Journal of Critical Care

Evaluation of the association between cumulative macronutrient deficit and overall morbidity in surgical intensive care unit patients.

Effects of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy on survival of patients in a persistent vegetative state after stroke

Wu K; Chen Y; Yan C; Huang Z; Wang D; Gui P; Bao J.
Journal of Clinical Nursing

A study to evaluate percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in the long-term benefit of stroke patients in a persistent vegetative state.

Enterally delivered dipeptides improve small intestinal inflammatory status in a piglet model of intestinal resection.

Nosworthy MG; Dodge ME; Bertolo RF; Brunton JA.
Clinical Nutrition

This study, performed on in neonatal piglets, to determine the impact of enterally delivered dipeptide-containing diets on indices of intestinal adaptation after intestinal resection, used to simulate gut stress.