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Intestinal T lymphocyte homing is associated with gastric emptying and epithelial barrier function in critically ill: a prospective observational study.

Greis C; Rasuly Z; Janosi RA; Kordelas L; Beelen DW; Liebregts T.
Critical Care (London, England). 21(1):70, 2017 Mar 22.

Gut-directed immune activation and intestinal barrier function as they are associated with impaired gastric emptying in critically ill patients.

Efficacy of exclusive enteral nutrition in complicated Crohn's disease.

Yang Q; Gao X; Chen H; Li M; Wu X; Zhi M; Lan P; Hu P.
Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology.

Investigation of the efficacy of exclusive enteral nutrition in adult active Crohn's disease patients with intestinal fistula/abdominal abscess or inflammatory intestinal stricture.

Intermittent vs. continuous enteral feeding to prevent catabolism in acutely ill adult and pediatric patients. [Review]

Di Girolamo FG; Situlin R; Fiotti N; Biolo G.
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care.

Study to compare the protein anabolic action of continuous enteral feeding and intermittent enteral feeding.

Enteral nutrition during prone positioning in mechanically ventilated patients. [Italian]

Lucchini A; Bonetti I; Borrelli G; Calabrese N; Volpe S; Gariboldi R; Minotti D; Cannizzo L; Elli S; Fumagalli R; Bambi S.
Assistenza Infermieristica e Ricerca:Air.

Comparison in the gastric residual volume during continuous enteral nutrition comparing prone and supine position.

Importance of target calorie intake in hospitalized patients.

Harmandar FA; Gomceli I; Yolcular BO; Cekin AH.
Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology.

Evaluation on the feasibility and clinical outcome of a nutritional algorithm based on calorie intake, starting as enteral nutrition alone or in combination with supplemental parenteral nutrition in hospitalized patients.

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: confirming the clinical benefits far beyond anthropometry.

Curdia GT; Marinho C; Magalhaes J; Barbosa M; Monteiro S; Dias de Castro F; Boal Carvalho P; Rosa B; Figueiredo L; Cotter J.
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.

Prospective evaluation of the global impact of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in patients followed at a specialized multidisciplinary clinic.

Exclusive enteral nutrition for inducing remission in inflammatory bowel disease in paediatric patients. [Review]

Assa A; Shamir R.
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care.

The purpose of this review is to discuss the role of EEN in Crohn's disease, report on efficacy and highlight findings on anti-inflammatory effects of EEN.

Beneficial Effect of the Nutritional Support in Children Who Underwent Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant.

Koc N; Gunduz M; Tavil B; Azik MF; Coskun Z; Yardimci H; Uckan D; Tunc B.
Experimental & Clinical Transplantation: Official Journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation.

Evaluation of the nutritional status in children who underwent hematopoietic stem cell transplant and analysis of mid-upper arm circumference as a measure of nutritional status in this group.

Standardized slow enteral feeding protocol reduces necrotizing enterocolitis in micropremies.

Viswanathan S; Merheb R; Wen X; Collin M; Groh-Wargo S.
Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

A study using delayed introduction and slow enteral feeding advancement toward reducing necrotizing enterocolitis in micropremies.

Decreased Absorption of Dolutegravir and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate, But Not Emtricitabine, in an HIV-Infected Patient Following Oral and Jejunostomy-Tube Administration.

Brooks KM; Garrett KL; Kuriakose SS; George JM; Balba G; Bailey B; Anderson M; Lane HC; Maldarelli F; Pau AK.
Pharmacotherapy:The Journal of Human Pharmacology & Drug Therapy.

This report describes an HIV patient with a complicated medical history which required antiretroviral medication administration via a Roux-en-Y jejunostomy tube.