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Transpyloric versus gastric tube feeding for preterm infants

  1. Julie Watson1,
  2. William McGuire2,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003487.pub3

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Watson J, McGuire W. Transpyloric versus gastric tube feeding for preterm infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003487. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003487.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of York, Maternal and Infant Health and Care, Yorkshire and the Humber Health Innovation and Education Cluster, Department of Health Sciences, York, UK

  2. 2

    Hull York Medical School & Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, Y010 5DD, UK

*William McGuire, Hull York Medical School & Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, Y010 5DD, UK. William.McGuire@hyms.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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References to studies included in this review

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Drew 1979 {published data only}
  • Drew JH, Johnston R, Finocchiaro C, Taylor PS, Goldberg HJ. A comparison of nasojejunal with nasogastric feedings in low-birth-weight infants. Australian Paediatric Journal 1979;15(2):98-100.
Laing 1986 {published data only}
  • Laing IA, Lang MA, Callaghan O, Hume R. Nasogastric compared with nasoduodenal feeding in low birth weight infants. Archives of Disease in Childhood 1986;61(2):138-41.
Macdonald 1992 {published data only}
  • Macdonald PD, Skeoch CH, Carse H, Dryburgh F, Alroomi LG, Galea P, et al. Randomised trial of continuous nasogastric, bolus nasogastric, and transpyloric feeding in infants of birth weight under 1400 g. Archives of Disease in Childhood 1992;67(4 Spec No):429-31.
Pereira 1981 {published data only}
Pyati 1976 {published data only}
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Roy 1977 {published data only}
Van Caillie 1975 {published data only}
  • Caillie MV, Powell GK. Nasoduodenal versus nasogastric feeding in the very low birth weight infant. Pediatrics 1975;56(6):1065-72.
Wells 1975 {published data only}
Whitfield 1982 {published data only}
  • Whitfield MF. Poor weight gain of the low birthweight infant fed nasojejunally. Archives of Disease in Childhood 1982;57(8):597-601.

References to studies excluded from this review

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  3. Additional references
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Agarwal 1980 {published data only}
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Avery 1977 {published data only}
Boros 1974 {published data only}
Celestin 1978 {published data only}
Cheek 1973 {published data only}
Chen 1974 {published data only}
Price 1978 {published data only}
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Uauy 1975 {published data only}
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Valman 1973 {published data only}
Wolfsdorf 1975 {published data only}
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Additional references

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Berseth 1989
Corvaglia 2009
  • Corvaglia L, Zama D, Gualdi S, Ferlini M, Aceti A, Faldella G. Gastro-oesophageal reflux increases the number of apnoeas in very preterm infants. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition 2009;94(3):F188-92. [PUBMED: 18786960]
Dellagrammaticas 1983
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Di Fiore 2005
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Malcolm 2009
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Milner 1981
Misra 2007
Peter 2002
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Premji 2011
Raine 1982
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Vazquez 1980
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Vinocur 1990
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References to other published versions of this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
McGuire 2002
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McGuire 2007