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Tube feeding during treatment for head and neck cancer - Adherence and patient reported barriers.

Brown T; Banks M; Hughes BGM; Lin C; Kenny L; Bauer J.
Oral Oncology.

The aim of this study was to determine patient barriers to meeting tube feeding prescription by examining patient adherence to nutritional tube feeding recommendations in patients with head and neck cancers.

Impact of early prophylactic feeding on long term tube dependency outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer.

Brown T; Banks M; Hughes BGM; Lin C; Kenny LM; Bauer JD.
Oral Oncology.

Study to determine whether early feeding via prophylactic gastrostomy tube has a negative impact by causing tube dependency.

Medical management of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. [Review]

Baldwin KR; Kaplan JL.
Seminars in Pediatric Surgery.

A review current medical therapies for pediatric inflammatory bowel disease to compare with current treatment goals and possible future therapies.

Modified B-ultrasound method for measurement of antral section only to assess gastric function and guide enteral nutrition in critically ill patients.

Liu Y; Gao YK; Yao L; Li L.
World Journal of Gastroenterology.

Study to assess gastric function with a B-ultrasound method to measure only the antral section and apply to enteral nutrition therapy in critically ill patients.

Creation of an Esophageal Atresia Animal Model Using a Bifurcated Esophagus to Maintain Digestive Tract Continuity.

Glenn IC; Bruns NE; Schomisch SJ; Ponsky TA.
Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A.

Investigation into development of a porcine model with a bifurcated esophagus wherein one portion of the esophageal lumen retained patency and the other part mimicked esophageal atresia.

The study of early intravenous nutrition therapy in very low birth weight infants.

Dongming L; Fengran Z; Zhaojun Z.
Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Analysis of the effect of early intravenous nutrition therapy for very low birth weight infants.

Meconium Evacuation for Facilitating Feed Tolerance in Preterm Neonates: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. [Review]

Deshmukh M; Balasubramanian H; Patole S.

Review of the effects of different agents for meconium evacuation on feed tolerance in preterm neonates.

Total Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition in the ICU: Evolving Concepts. [Review]

Elhassan AO; Tran LB; Clarke RC; Singh S; Kaye AD.
Anesthesiology Clinics.

Advances in understanding the molecular basis of nutritional support and evolution of clinical protocols to improve clinical outcomes in the critically ill.

Pre-emptive Intestinal Transplant: The Surgeon's Point of View. [Review]

Lauro A; Marino IR; Iyer KR.
Digestive Diseases & Sciences.

Development of simulation models or pre-transplant scoring systems could help in candidate identification based on potential outcome and pathologic conditions and some TPN complications as at higher risk of increased morbidity and mortality.

Energy, Protein, Carbohydrate, and Lipid Intakes and Their Effects on Morbidity and Mortality in Critically Ill Adult Patients: A Systematic Review. [Review]

Patkova A; Joskova V; Havel E; Kovarik M; Kucharova M; Zadak Z; Hronek M.
Advances in Nutrition.

Recent information concerning the nutritional support of critically ill patients in the intensive care units concerning the energy, protein, carbohydrate, and lipid intakes and the effect of their specific utilization on morbidity and mortality.