An Evaluation of the Pea Pod System for Assessing Body Composition of Moderately Premature Infants.


(1) BACKGROUND: Assessing the quality of growth in premature infants is important in order to be able to provide them with optimal nutrition. The Pea Pod device, based on air displacement plethysmography, is able to assess body composition of infants. However, this method has not been sufficiently evaluated in premature infants; (2) METHODS: In 14 infants… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/nu8040238


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