Synbiotics, prebiotics, glutamine, or peptide in early enteral nutrition: a randomized study in trauma patients.

@article{SpindlerVesel2007SynbioticsPG,
  title={Synbiotics, prebiotics, glutamine, or peptide in early enteral nutrition: a randomized study in trauma patients.},
  author={Alenka Spindler-Vesel and Stig Bengmark and Irena Vovk and Ognjen Cerovi{\'c} and Lidija Kompan},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={119-26}
}
BACKGROUND Since the hepatosplanchnic region plays a central role in development of multiple-organ failure and infections in critically ill trauma patients, this study focuses on the influence of glutamine, peptide, and synbiotics on intestinal permeability and clinical outcome. METHODS One hundred thirteen multiple injured patients were prospectively randomized into 4 groups: group A, glutamine; B, fermentable fiber; C, peptide diet; and D, standard enteral formula with fibers combined with… CONTINUE READING