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Home enteral nutrition for infants after gastrointestinal surgery.

Jiang W; Zhang J; Lv X; Geng Q; Xu X; Tang W.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.

A review our experience and data with home enteral nutrition in a developing country in patients who were followed in our center during the past 10 years.

Impact of energy deficit during hospitalization and biomarkers at admission on clinical outcomes in critically ill children: A longitudinal study.

Carvalhal FB; Ferreira Peres WA; Fontes Lima GC; Barcellos LH; do Carmo CN; de Carvalho Padilha P.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.

To evaluate the impact of energy deficit during hospitalization and protein biomarkers on the clinical outcomes length of stay and duration of mechanical ventilation in children and adolescents.

The effect of enteral bolus feeding on regional intestinal oxygen saturation in preterm infants is age-dependent: a longitudinal observational study.

Kuik SJ; van Zoonen AGJF; Bos AF; Van Braeckel KNJA; Hulscher JBF; Kooi EMW.
BMC Pediatrics.

We aimed to determine the effect of enteral feeding on intestinal oxygen saturation in preterm infants and evaluated whether this effect depended on postnatal age, postmenstrual age, and/or feeding volumes.

Impact of Soluble Fiber in the Microbiome and Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients.

Venegas-Borsellino C; Kwon M.
Current Nutrition Reports.

Purpose of the review is to discuss the controversy over the effect of dietary fiber on outcomes in critical illness, microbiome and metabolic homeostasis, and current evidence and guidelines regarding supplementation in critically ill patients.

A Multicenter Study of Nutritional Adequacy in Neonatal and Pediatric Extracorporeal Life Support.

Ohman K; Zhu H; Maizlin I; Williams RF; Guner YS; Russell RT; Harting MT; Vogel AM; Starr JP; Johnson D; Ramirez R; Manning L.
Journal of Surgical Research.

A retrospective study of neonates and children receiving extracorporeal life support at five centers was performed.

The implementation of a nutrition protocol in a surgical intensive care unit; a randomized controlled trial at a tertiary care hospital.

Chinda P; Poomthong P; Toadithep P; Thanakiattiwibun C; Chaiwat O.
PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource].

This study evaluated the effectiveness of a surgical ICU nutrition protocol, and to compared the hospital mortality, hospital length of stay, and ICU LOS of protocol and non-protocol groups.

Candida catheter-related bloodstream infection in patients on home parenteral nutrition - Rates, risk factors, outcomes, and management.

Phua AI; Hon KY; Holt A; O'Callaghan M; Bihari S.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.

This review clarifies Candida catheter-related bloodstream infections rates by species, risk factors, outcomes, and management to improve effectiveness of home parenteral nutrition programs.

Early outcomes of gastrostomy feeding in paediatric allogenic bone marrow transplantation: A retrospective cohort study.

Evans J; Needle JJ; Hirani SP.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.

Comparison of nutritional and post-transplantation outcomes during admission. The primary outcome was parenteral nutrition use, between children who had a gastrostomy placed prophylactically prior to bone marrow transplantation versus those who had not.

Premixed vs Compounded Parenteral Nutrition: Effects of Total Parenteral Nutrition Shortage on Clinical Practice.

Bonnes SL; Austin KE; Carnell JJ; Salonen BR.
Current Nutrition Reports.

Safety of remixed TPN versus compounded TPN when comparing the risk of bloodstream infection.

Long-term outcomes related to timing of parenteral nutrition in critically ill children.

Mehta NM.
The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

PEPaNIC trial investigators report at 2-year follow-up among patients in a late parenteral nutrition group.