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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.

Relevant Nutrition Therapy in COVID-19 and the Constraints on Its Delivery by a Unique Disease Process.

Patel JJ; Martindale RG; McClave SA.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice.

This article offers relevant and practical recommendations on optimization of nutrition therapy in patients with COVID‐19.

Gut rest strategy and trophic feeding in the acute phase of critical illness with acute gastrointestinal injury.

Zhang D; Li H; Li Y; Qu L.
Nutrition Research Reviews.

Analysis of current guidelines that may be contraindicated in certain patients with acute gastrointestinal injury because overuse of the gut in the acute phase of critical illness.

Challenging barriers to an option for improved provision of enteral nutrition.

Schwarzenberg SJ; Borowitz D et.al.
Journal of Cystic Fibrosis.

Evaluation of a Semi-Solidifying Liquid Formula for Nasogastric Tube Feeding After Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Ishikawa S; Kitabatake K; Edamatsu K; Sugano A; Yusa K; Iino M.
Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

The aim of the study was to evaluate a semi-solidifying liquid formula for nasogastric tube feeding after oral and maxillofacial surgery.

The effect of early oral feeding after esophagectomy on the incidence of anastomotic leakage: an updated review.

Zhang C; Zhang M; Gong L; Wu W.
Postgraduate Medicine.

This review describes the correlation of early oral feeding and the incidence of anastomotic leakage after esophageal resection.

Early Versus Delayed Enteral Feeding for Achieving Full Feeding in Preterm Growth-Restricted Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Ahmed F; Dey SK; Shahidullah M; Mannan MA; Raj AY; Sharmin S.
Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ.

This trial was conducted in Bangladesh to evaluate the effect of early versus delayed enteral feeding on preterm growth-restricted infants.

Two parenteral amino acid solutions and plasma levels of amino acids in the neonate: A randomized trial.

Anaya-Florez MS; Barbosa-Cortes L; Villasis-Keever MA; Aguilar-Monroy S; Montalvo-Velarde I; Lopez-Alarcon M; Lledias-Corona M; Huerta-Tecanhuey A; Maldonado-Hernandez J; Madrigal-Muniz O; Gonzalez-Cabello H.

We aimed, first, to compare amino acid plasma levels between neonates on total parenteral nutrition who were receiving an intravenous amino acid solution based on a breast milk aminogram and pediatric amino acids based on an umbilical cord aminogram, and second, to determine the frequency of total parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis.