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Can We Rely on Predicted Basal Metabolic Rate in Patients With Intestinal Failure on Home Parenteral Nutrition?

Skallerup A; Nygaard L; Olesen SS; Vinter-Jensen L; Kohler M; Rasmussen HH.
Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition.

Evaluation of the accuracy of predicted BMR in clinically stable patients with intestinal failure dependent on home parenteral nutrition.

Nutrition Therapy in Critically Ill Patients Following Cardiac Surgery: Defining and Improving Practice

Rahman A; Agarwala R; Martin C; Nagpal D; Teitelbaum M; Heyland DK.
Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition.

Definition of the nutrition therapy after cardiac surgery based upon three international prospective studies to identify opportunities for improvement.

Simulated Leaching (Migration) Study for a Model Container-Closure System Applicable to Parenteral and Ophthalmic Drug Products.

Jenke D; Egert T; Hendricker A; Castner J; Feinberg T; Houston C; Hunt DG; Lynch M; Nicholas K; Norwood DL; Paskiet D; Ruberto M; Smith EJ; Holcomb F; Markovic I.
PDA Journal of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology.

Leaching solutions were tested for leached substances using multiple analytical techniques to address organic and inorganic extractables.

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Is a Negative Prognostic Factor for Recurrent/Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer

Siano M; Jarisch N; Joerger M; Espeli V.
Anticancer Research.

Retrospective analysis of r/mHNSCC patients referred for systemic treatment.

Superior mesenteric artery syndrome after lung transplantation: a rare early gastrointestinal complication of lung transplantation.

Kayawake H; Chen-Yoshikawa TF; Aoyama A; Zhang J; Date H.
Surgery Today.

Reporting of two cases of superior mesenteric artery syndrome as an early complication after lung transplantation.

The Metabolic Response to Stress and Infection in Critically Ill Children: The Opportunity of an Individualized Approach

De Cosmi V; Milani GP; Mazzocchi A; D'Oria V; Silano M; Calderini E; Agostoni C.

This discusses the metabolic changes in critically-ill children and the potential of developing personalized nutritional interventions.

Involvement of Microflora Metabolites in Up-Regulation of Electrical Activity in Rat Small Intestine

Tropskaya NS; Kislyakova EA; Popova TS
Bulletin of Experimental Biology & Medicine.

The study examined implication of a metabolic precursor in small intestinal microflora in stimulation of intestinal electrical activity.

Time to clinical response and remission for therapeutics in inflammatory bowel diseases: What should the clinician expect, what should patients be told?.

Vasudevan A; Gibson PR; van Langenberg DR
World Journal of Gastroenterology.

Review of the time to clinical response and remission of current therapies for inflammatory bowel disease as well as medication, patient and disease related factors.

Enteral Nutrition Practices in Critically Ill Children Requiring Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation.

Leroue MK; Good RJ; Skillman HE; Czaja AS.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Evaluation the practice of providing enteral nutrition in critically ill children also requiring noninvasive positive pressure ventilation.

Successful endoscopic treatment of a gastrocolocutaneous fistula due to PEG tube.

Buyukasik K; Tatar C; Ari A; Sari S; Bektas H.
Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology.

The case of a patient who underwent transcolonic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement.