Nasogastric tube feedings in children with high-risk cancer: a pilot study.


PURPOSE To avoid the cost and complications of total parenteral nutrition (TPN), this study was initiated to determine the feasibility of administrating nasogastric tube feedings in children receiving intensive chemotherapy (CTX) or bone marrow transplantation (BMT). PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventeen children (aged 2 to 19 years) were entered into the study… (More)


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