What should be the protein target for adjustable Human Milk fortification in premature infants?


Dorum B. A., ÖZKAN H., Cakir S. Ç., Koksal N., ŞEN G. E.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.35, no.1, pp.277-281, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.35.1.337
  • Journal Name: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.277-281
  • Keywords: Adjustable fortification, Human milk fortification, Newborn, Preterm, PRETERM INFANTS, WEIGHT, NUTRITION, GROWTH
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To assess the short- and long-term effects of the adjustable fortification (ADJ) regimen on growth parameters in premature infants and to evaluate the amount of protein supplements given to reach the targeted blood urea nitrogen (BUN) levels.