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Gastric Emptying in Critically Ill Children.

Authors
  • Martinez, Enid E1, 2, 3
  • Pereira, Luis M2, 3
  • Gura, Kathleen4
  • Stenquist, Nicole1
  • Ariagno, Katelyn4, 5
  • Nurko, Samuel3, 4
  • Mehta, Nilesh M1, 2, 3, 5
  • 1 1 Division of Critical Care Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • 2 2 Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • 3 3 Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • 4 4 Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • 5 5 Center for Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2017
Volume
41
Issue
7
Pages
1100–1109
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0148607116686330
PMID: 28061320
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

A majority of our study cohort had delayed GE. Bedside EN intolerance assessments, particularly GRV, did not predict delayed GE or rate of EN advancement. Delayed gastric emptying predicted slow EN advancement. Novel tests for delayed GE and EN intolerance are needed.

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