Intestinal adaptation is stimulated by partial enteral nutrition supplemented with the prebiotic short-chain fructooligosaccharide in a neonatal intestinal failure piglet model

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Jennifer L Barnes, Bolette Hartmann, Jens Juul Holst, Kelly A Tappenden

Butyrate has been shown to stimulate intestinal adaptation when added to parenteral nutrition (PN) following small bowel resection but is not available in current PN formulations. The authors hypothesized that pre- and probiotic administration may be a clinically feasible method to administer butyrate and stimulate intestinal adaptation.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Vol/bind36
Udgave nummer5
Sider (fra-til)524-37
Antal sider14
ISSN0148-6071
DOI
StatusUdgivet - sep. 2012

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