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Transpyloric versus gastric tube feeding for preterm infants

McGuire, William; McEwan, Peter

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Background: Enteral feeding tubes for preterm infants may be placed in the stomach (gastric tube feeding) or in the upper small bowel (transpyloric tube feeding). There are potential advantages and disadvantages to both routes. Objectives: To determine the effect of feeding via the transpyloric route versus feeding via the gastric route on feeding tolerance, growth and development and adverse consequences in preterm infants who require enteral tube feeding. Search strategy: The standard search...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/59257
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003487.pub2

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