Effects of aggressive parenteral nutrition on growth and clinical outcome in preterm infants.

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BACKGROUND The goal of nutrition in the preterm infant is to achieve postnatal growth approximating normal fetal growth. During the early postnatal period, protein intake must be sufficient to achieve normal postnatal growth in extremely low-birthweight infants. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that giving higher amounts of amino acids and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2012.03713.x

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