Ruurd M. van Elburg

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We aimed to determine the effects of enteral supplementation of a prebiotic mixture of neutral and acidic oligosaccharides (scGOS/lcFOS/pAOS) on the faecal microbiota and microenvironment in preterm infants. Furthermore, we determined the influence of perinatal factors on the development of the faecal microbiota. In a randomised controlled trial, preterm(More)
Mechanical ventilation (MV) and ventilator strategies can induce or aggravate lung injury and may contribute to the development of distant organ failure, including the gastrointestinal tract. A retrospective cohort study was performed among 61 preterm infants, with a gestational age of 25-36 weeks, admitted at a neonatal intensive care unit. Intestinal(More)
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