Gastric versus transpyloric feeding in severe traumatic brain injury: a prospective, randomized trial

@article{AcostaEscribano2010GastricVT,
  title={Gastric versus transpyloric feeding in severe traumatic brain injury: a prospective, randomized trial},
  author={Jos{\'e} Acosta-Escribano and Miguel Fern{\'a}ndez-Vivas and Teodoro Grau Carmona and Juan Caturla-Such and Miguel {\'A}ngel Garc{\'i}a-Mart{\'i}nez and Ainhoa Menendez-Mainer and Manuel Solera-Su{\'a}rez and Jos{\'e} S{\'a}nchez-Pay{\'a}},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={36},
  pages={1532-1539}
}
To evaluate the efficacy of transpyloric feeding (TPF) compared with gastric feeding (GF) with regard to the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in severe traumatic brain injury patients (TBI). Prospective, open-label, randomized study in an intensive care unit of a university hospital. One hundred and four CHI adult patients admitted for TBI between April 2007 and December 2008. Patients were included within the first 24 h after ICU admission and were followed until discharge or 30… CONTINUE READING