Early Versus Late Parenteral Nutrition in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

NCT ID: NCT01536275


Title
Impact of Early Parenteral Nutrition Completing Enteral Nutrition in Paediatric Critically Ill Patients
Purpose
In the PEPaNIC trial it is investigated whether withholding parenteral nutrition during the first week in critically ill children is beneficial, compared to the current standard of the early start of parenteral nutrition.
Details
Conditions
Critical Illness, Children
Keywords
critical illness, children, nutrition, metabolism
Source
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Sponsors
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Sophia Kindergeneeskunde, Stollery Children's Hospital
Status
Recruiting
Acronym
PEPaNIC
Last Updated
27 Jul 2016
URL
Official Link
Citations/Publications
Casaer MP, Mesotten D, Hermans G, Wouters PJ, Schetz M, Meyfroidt G, Van Cromphaut S, Ingels C, Meersseman P, Muller J, Vlasselaers D, Debaveye Y, Desmet L, Dubois J, Van Assche A, Vanderheyden S, Wilmer A, Van den Berghe G. Early versus late parenteral nutrition in critically ill adults. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 11;365(6):506-17. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1102662.

Vlasselaers D, Milants I, Desmet L, Wouters PJ, Vanhorebeek I, van den Heuvel I, Mesotten D, Casaer MP, Meyfroidt G, Ingels C, Muller J, Van Cromphaut S, Schetz M, Van den Berghe G. Intensive insulin therapy for patients in paediatric intensive care: a prospective, randomised controlled study. Lancet. 2009 Feb 14;373(9663):547-56. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60044-1.

Locations
Belgium, Canada, Netherlands