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Parenteral nutrition improves nutritional status, autonomic symptoms and quality of life in transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy

Russo M; Vita GL; Stancanelli C; Mazzeo A; Vita G; Messina S.
Neuromuscular Disorders

Report on two patients with TTR-FAP and the role parenteral nutrition in disease management.

Current practices and experience of transition of young people on long term home parenteral nutrition (PN) to adult services - A perspective from specialist centres

Kyrana E; Beath SV; Gabe S; Small M; Hill S; BAPEN; BSPGHAN Nutrition Working Group.
Clinical Nutrition ESPEN

Results of questionnaire on current experience and practices of transition from pediatric to adult service in home PN services from 170 consultant gastroenterologists who and 40 members of the Nutrition and IF working group of the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (BSPGHAN).

Update on the management of intestinal failure

Bharadwaj S; Tandon P; Rivas JM; Furman A; Moccia L; Ratliff A; Shatnawei A; Steiger E; Kirby DF.
Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

Review of bowel resection due to intestinal failure with an update on patient management in diet, drug therapy, and parenteral nutrition. Additionally author's experience with intestinal transplantation.

Pediatric short bowel syndrome and subsequent development of inflammatory bowel disease: an illustrative case and literature review

Baxter KJ; Srinivasan JK; Ziegler TR; Dhere T; Ricketts RR; Durham MM.
Pediatric Surgery International

Case report of an adult survivor of Short Bowel Syndrome born with complicated gastroschisis and subsequently developed symptoms and pathologic changes of inflammatory
bowel disease..

A Review of Dysphagia Presentation and Intervention Following Traumatic Spinal Injury: An Understudied Population. [Review]

Valenzano TJ; Waito AA; Steele CM.

A review to determine the characteristics of dysphagia in patients after traumatic spinal injury and to describe standard interventions to improve swallowing function in this population.

Oral Feeding Outcome in Infants with a Tracheostomy

Joseph RA; Evitts P; Bayley EW; Tulenko C.
Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Study to provide guidance for feeding infants with a tracheostomy in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Revisiting nutritional support for allogeneic hematologic stem cell transplantation-a systematic review. [Review]

Baumgartner A; Bargetzi A; Zueger N; Bargetzi M; Medinger M; Bounoure L; Gomes F; Stanga Z; Mueller B; Schuetz P.
Bone Marrow Transplantation

Results of MEDLINE, EMBASE and Cochrane Library study searches regarding nutritional support of patients with hematologic stem cell transplantation.

Current Practices in Home Management of Nasogastric Tube Placement in Pediatric Patients: A Survey of Parents and Homecare Providers

Northington L; Lyman B; Guenter P; Irving SY; Duesing L.
Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Study of pediatric nasogastric/orogastric placement, comparing homecare providers with patient's parents.

Transthyretin Concentrations in Acute Stroke Patients Predict Convalescent Rehabilitation

Isono N; Imamura Y; Ohmura K; Ueda N; Kawabata S; Furuse M; Kuroiwa T.
Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases

Analysis of the relationship between the transthyretin levels and Functional Independence Measure in stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation.

Impact of qualitative and quantitative variations in nitrogen supply on catch-up growth in food-deprived-refed young rats

Bortolotti M; Ventura G; Jegatheesan P; Choisy C; Cynober L; De Bandt JP.
Clinical Nutrition

Study of young rats after 48 hour fast and their recovery on peptide- and whole protein-containing diets versus partially hydrolyzed proteins.