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Development of a Novel Prognostic Model to Predict 6-Month Swallowing Recovery After Ischemic Stroke.

Lee WH; Lim MH; Seo HG; Seong MY; Oh BM; Kim S.

The aim of the study was to explore clinical and radiological prognostic factors for swallowing recovery in patients with poststroke dysphagia and for development and validation of a prognostic model using a machine learning algorithm.

Nutritional Treatment of a Young Infant with Cystic Fibrosis Presenting with Severe Kwashiorkor Dermatosis.

Sandy NS; Nogueira RJN.
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics.

This case study presents an infant with cystic fibrosis who developed Kwashiorkor with extensive cutaneous manifestations.

Variation in hospital costs for gastroschisis closure techniques.

Wong M; Oron AP; Faino A; Stanford S; Stevens J; Crowell CS; Javid PJ.
American Journal of Surgery.

Retrospective review of newborns admitted with gastroschisis. Demographic, clinical, and cost data were collected.

A Clinical Trial Assessing the Safety, Efficacy, and Delivery of Olive-Oil-Based Three-Chamber Bags for Parenteral Nutrition.

Jia Z; Yang J; Qin H.
Journal of Visualized Experiments.

Multicenter protocol to compare the olive-oil-based three-chamber bags to soybean-oil-based compounded bags formulations in adult Chinese patients requiring PN during surgical intervention.

Infectious complications associated with parenteral nutrition in intensive care unit and non-intensive care unit patients.

Comerlato PH; Stefani J; Viana MV; Viana LV.
Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Results of an analysis of the associations between parenteral nutrition characteristics and infectious complications in hospitalized patients.

Enteral Nutrition Support Does Not Improve PNI in Radiotherapy Patients with Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer.

Ye Y; Xu Y; Fu Q; Shen P; Chen Y; Zheng P; Song L; Chen Y; Wang J
Nutrition & Cancer.

In this study, enteral tube feeding was used during radiotherapy in patients with Esophageal Cancer. Dynamic changes of various nutritional indicators were monitored.

Association Between Pretreatment Dietary Preference and Weight Loss after Radiation Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Pilot Study.

Vittayakasemsont K; Klaitong C; Phukosi K; Chavasit V; Sinthusek T; Trachootham D.
Nutrition & Cancer.

This study was conducted in Thai head and neck cancer patients to investigate the association
between pretreatment dietary preference and weight change after radiotherapy.

Effect of combined parenteral and enteral nutrition for patients with a critical illness: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Luo Y; Qian Y.

This publications studies whether combined parenteral nutrition and enteral nutrition is superior to enteral nutrition alone for critically ill patients.

Quality of Life in Caregivers of Pediatric Patients With Cerebral Palsy And Gastrostomy Tube Feeding

Figueiredo AA; Lomazi EA; Montenegro MA; Bellomo-Brandao MA.
Arquivos de Gastroenterologia.

The objective was to describe the quality of life of caregivers of patients with tetraparesis cerebral palsy who were fed by gastrostomy, to assess the mental health of these caregivers, to compare our data with data to other studies and to evaluate the possible interference of gastrostomy in the quality of life.

Less is more in nutrition: critically ill patients are starving but not hungry.

Arabi YM; Reintam Blaser A; Preiser JC.
Intensive Care Medicine.

Discussion regarding the suggestion anorexia is an adaptive component of the host response in critical care.