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Early total enteral feeding in stable preterm infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Alshaikh B; Dharel D; Yusuf K; Singhal N
Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine.

The objective was to evaluate safety and feasibility of early total enteral feeding in stable preterm infants.

Comparison of continuous versus intermittent enteral nutrition in critically ill patients (COINN): study protocol for a randomized comparative effectiveness trial.

Hrdy O; Vrbica K; Strazevska E; Suk P; Souckova L; Stepanova R; Sas I; Gal R
Trials [Electronic Resource].

The aims is to investigate whether the mode of administration of enteral nutrition affects the time to reach nutritional targets, intolerance, and complications.

iKanEat: protocol for a randomized controlled trial of megestrol as a component of a pediatric tube weaning protocol.

Edwards S; Hyman PE; Mousa H; et.al.
Trials [Electronic Resource].

The current paper describes a randomized controlled trial of an outpatient treatment protocol for moving children from tube to oral eating called "iKanEat."

Early versus late tube feeding initiation after PEG tube placement: Does time to feeding matter?.

Wesley S; Samuels N; Williams K; et.al.

The aim of the study was to review outcomes of early tube feed versus late tube feed initiation after PEG tube placement.

High versus standard volume enteral feeds to promote growth in preterm or low birth weight infants.

Abiramalatha T; Thomas N; Thanigainathan S
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

The objective was to assess the effect on growth and safety of feeding preterm or low birth weight infants with high versus standard volume of enteral feeds.

The efficacy and safety of itopride in feeding intolerance of critically ill patients receiving enteral nutrition: a randomized, double-blind study.

Elmokadem EM; El Borolossy RM; Bassiouny AM; Hanna MG; Darweesh EAG; Sabri NA
BMC Gastroenterology.

This study compares the efficacy and safety of Itopride against metoclopramide for enteral feeding intolerance in critically ill patients.

Effects of parenteral glutamine in critically ill surgical patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Pimentel RFW; Fernandes SL
Nutricion Hospitalaria.

The objective of this review was to analyze whether parenteral supplementation with glutamine has any relevant effect in critically ill surgical patients.

Increased risk for early hypertriglyceridemia in small for gestational age preterm infants.

Rabinowicz S; Levkovitz O; Leibovitch L; et.al.
European Journal of Pediatrics.

We aimed to evaluate whether small preterm infants are at increased risk for hypertriglyceridemia when treated with lipid emulsions, and to investigate the association between triglyceride levels and morbidity.

Intravenous lipid emulsions and liver function in adult chronic intestinal failure patients: Results after 5 y of home parenteral nutrition.

Klek S; Szczepanek K; Scislo L; et.al.

The aim of the study was to assess the influence of mixed intravenous lipid emulsions on liver function during long-term parenteral nutrition.

Hemidiaphragmatic paralysis related to extravasation of parenteral solution in very low birthweight neonates.

Huang HB; Zhang QS; Tingay DG; et.al.
BMJ Case Reports.

Discussion of the clinical course of two extremely preterm neonates reported in the literature with hemidiaphragmatic paralysis related to extravasation of parenteral solution from central venous catheter placement.