Does the supplementation of the formula with fibre increase the risk of gastro-oesophageal reflux during enteral nutrition? A human study.

BACKGROUND & AIMS Fibre-supplements in enteral feeding could increase the risk of gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR). The aim of this study was to assess in humans the physiological effects of the supplementation of the enteral diet with different types of dietary fibre on gastro-oesophageal reflux episodes, gastric acidity and gastric emptying. METHODS pH… CONTINUE READING