Feeding tube

Known as: Enteral Tube, TUBES,FEEDING, feedings tube 
A tube directed into the stomach, duodenum or jejunum from the nose, mouth or through the skin, for the purposes of delivering nutrition.
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND Early enteral feeding through a nasoenteric feeding tube is often used in patients with severe acute pancreatitis to… (More)
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2012
2012
OBJECTIVES To examine survival with and without a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tube using rigorous methods… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Undernutrition is common in patients admitted with stroke. We aimed to establish whether the timing and route of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND:After 50 yr in which nasoenteric feeding was considered contraindicated in acute pancreatitis (AP), several clinical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND Underfeeding of patients reliant on enteral tube feedings most likely is due primarily to interruptions in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Aspiration pneumonia is the most important acute complication of stroke related dysphagia. Tube feeding is usually… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE We respectively compared the nutritional and clinical efficacies of eucaloric and hypocaloric enteral feedings in 40… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The influence of tube feeding on survival in hospitalized patients with advanced dementia is controversial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To evaluate those factors that impact on the delivery of enteral tube feeding. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
During an 11-month period, 70 tube-fed patients aged 65 to 95 years were studied prospectively to determine the indications… (More)
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