High-fibre enteral feeding results in improved anthropometrics and favourable gastrointestinal tolerance in malnourished children with growth failure

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Kansu A., Ugurcan O. D. , ARSLAN D. , UNALP A., CELTIK C., Sarioglu A. A.

ACTA PAEDIATRICA, vol.107, no.6, pp.1036-1042, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 107 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/apa.14240
  • Title of Journal : ACTA PAEDIATRICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1036-1042


Aim: The practical value of using fibre-enriched enteral feeding regimens to rehabilitate malnourished children remains inconclusive. This study determined the usage patterns, gastrointestinal tolerance, anthropometrics and safety of high-fibre enteral feeding in malnourished children with growth failure.