• Rapid Advancement in Enteral Nutrition Does Not Affect Systemic Inflammation and Insulin Homeostasis Following Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery*

    14 days ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    To determine impact of enteral nutrition delivery on the relationship among inflammation, insulin resistance, and outcomes following pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.
    Design:
    Pilot, randomized study analyzed according to intention-to-treat analysis.
    Setting:
    Pediatric cardiac ICU.
    Patients:
    Infants undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.
    Interventions:
    Patients randomly assigned to receive rapid escalation to enteral nutrition reaching goal feeds by 27 hours or standard feeding practice reaching goal feeds by 63 hours. Feeds were initiated on the first postoperative...
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