Luis Daniel Umezawa Makikado

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BACKGROUND Enteral nutrition (EN) is controversial in patients with circulatory compromise. This study assesses the feasibility and safety of EN given early after cardiac surgery in patients with hemodynamic failure. METHODS Prospective observational study conducted in a surgical intensive care unit (ICU) of a tertiary hospital over 17 months. INCLUSION(More)
BACKGROUND Despite its benefits, early enteral nutrition (EN) is considered controversial in critically ill patients with severe hemodynamic failure. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the tolerance and safety of early EN in a consecutive group of patients receiving venoarterial (VA) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe hemodynamic failure. (More)
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