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Outcomes of Infants With Home Tube Feeding: Comparing Nasogastric vs Gastrostomy Tubes.

Authors
  • Khalil, Syed Tariq1
  • Uhing, Michael R1
  • Duesing, Lori2
  • Visotcky, Alexis3
  • Tarima, Sergey3
  • Nghiem-Rao, T Hang1
  • 1 1 Division of Neonatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
  • 2 2 Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
  • 3 3 Division of Biostatistics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
41
Issue
8
Pages
1380–1385
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0148607116670621
PMID: 27647478
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Home NG tube feeding is associated with fewer ED visits for tube-related complications compared with home G-tube feeding. Some infants could benefit from a trial home NG tube feeding.

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