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The Role of a Nutrition Support Team in the Management of Intestinal Failure Patients.

We also discuss the experience of two intestinal failure centers as an example of contemporary nutrition support teams at work.

Effect of early versus standard central line removal on growth of very low birthweight premature infants: a protocol for a non-inferiority randomised controlled trial.

Romanska J; Margas W; Bokiniec R; Krajewski P; Seliga-Siwecka J.
BMJ Open.

The aim of the study was to determine whether early central line removal is non-inferior to its removal after reaching full enteral intake in respect to growth outcomes.

Nutrition in Sepsis: A Bench-to-Bedside Review

De Waele E; Malbrain MLNG; Spapen H.

The compromised host response caused by infection induces physiologic alterations,
which may limit mitochondrial function. Hence, early artificial nutrition should be ramped-up and emphasis laid on the post-acute phase of critical illness.

Do total parenteral nutrition and bowel rest reduce the risk for perforation in patients with gastrointestinal tract lymphoma receiving chemotherapy?

Wong YJ; Lum HM; Fook-Chong S; Lim ST; Salazar E.

The aim of this study was to examine outcomes of total parenteral nutrition and bowel rest in patients with gastrointestinal tract lymphoma who were receiving chemotherapy.

Delayed Presentation of Meconium Ileus in an Infant With Cystic Fibrosis.

Lahiri T; Sullivan JS; Sartorelli KH; Murphy JJ.

Case presentation of an 11-day-old term girl with delayed passage of meconium at 48 hours who had two subsequent small meconium stools over the following week.

Factors associated with gastrostomy tube dependence following salvage total laryngectomy with microvascular free tissue transfer.

Worley ML; Graboyes EM; Blair J; Momin S; Day TA; Hornig JD; Skoner J; Huang AT.
Head & Neck.

A retrospective review of patients who underwent salvage total laryngectomy with microvascular-free tissue transfer regarding swallowing dysfunction and other risk factors.

Continuous Feedings Are Not Associated With Lower Rates of Gastroesophageal Reflux When Compared With Bolus Feedings.

Mahoney LB; Liu E; Rosen R.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

We analyzed pH studies in children with gastrostomy tubes receiving exclusive enteral nutrition with a combination of daytime bolus and overnight continuous feedings.

Effectiveness and safety of perioperative enteral feeding in patients with burn injuries: a systematic review protocol.

Cork M; McArthur A; Douglas H; Wood F.
JBI Database Of Systematic Reviews And Implementation Reports.

The objective of the review is to determine whether perioperative enteral feeding improves outcomes in burned patients.

Oxalate Content of Enteral Nutrition Formulas.

Penniston KL; Palmer EA; Medenwald RJ; Johnson SN; John LM; Beshensky DJ; Saeed IA.
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.

The purpose of the article was to assess the oxalate content of commonly used commercial enteral nutrition formulas.

Survey of a nutrition management method for very low birthweight infants: Status before wide use of breast milk banks in Japan.

Oikawa K; Sakurai M; Murakawa T; Kidokoro R; Nakano Y; Asai H; Ochiai H; Shirasawa T; Yoshimoto T; Minoura A; Kokaze A; Mizuno K.
Pediatrics International.

We conducted by use of online survey to clarify the course of nutrition management of very low birthweight infants currently implemented in Japan.