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Impaired assimilation of nasojejunal feeds in healthy low-birth-weight newborn infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  402459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We compared nasojejunal with nasogastric tube feeding in 18 healthy low-birth-weight infants from eight to 15 days of age. NJ-fed infants had significantly more stools and excreted significantly more fat and potassium in their stools. Growth and weight gain did not differ between the groups during the study period. Future use of NJ feeding in LBW infants should take into account the possibility of malabsorption associated with this technique.
Authors:
R N Roy; R B Pollnitz; J R Hamilton; G W Chance
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0022-3476     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1977 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-04-25     Completed Date:  1977-04-25     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  431-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Enteral Nutrition*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Humans
Infant, Low Birth Weight*
Infant, Newborn
Intestinal Absorption*
Intubation, Gastrointestinal
Jejunum / metabolism*

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