Nutritional strategies to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates

Abstract

Management of enteral feeding in very preterm infants is extremely challenging for neonatogists. Feeding strategies are fundamental for preventing necrotizing enterocolitis, normal growth and development of preterm infants, including neurodevelopmental outcomes. This review presents current trends and principles of enteral nutrition of preterm infants.

Keywords:premature newborn, enteral feeding, nutrition, very low birth weight, extremely low birth weight, necrotizing enterocolitis

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The author declares no conflict of interest.

For citation: Kosterina E.E. Nutritional strategies to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates. Neonatologiya: novosti, mneniya, obuchenie [Neonatology: News, Opinions, Training]. 2021; 9 (4): 42-8. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33029/2308-2402-2021-9-4-42-48 (in Russian)

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CHIEF EDITOR
CHIEF EDITOR
Degtyarev Dmitriy Nikolaevich
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director for Scientific Research of the V.I. Kulakov Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology National Medical Research Center of Ministry of Healthсаre of the Russian Federation, Head of the Chair of Neonatology at the Clinical Institute of Children's Health named after N.F. Filatov, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Russian Society of Neonatologists, Moscow, Russian Federation

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