Elisabeth A M Westerbeek

Summary

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Design of a randomised controlled trial on immune effects of acidic and neutral oligosaccharides in the nutrition of preterm infants: carrot study
    Elisabeth A M Westerbeek
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:46. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of glutamine-enriched enteral nutrition on intestinal microflora in very low birth weight infants: a randomized controlled trial
    Anemone van den Berg
    Department of Paediatrics, Subdivision of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Nutr 26:430-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Effect of neutral and acidic oligosaccharides on fecal IL-8 and fecal calprotectin in preterm infants
    Elisabeth A M Westerbeek
    Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 69:255-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The effect of enteral supplementation of a prebiotic mixture of non-human milk galacto-, fructo- and acidic oligosaccharides on intestinal permeability in preterm infants
    Elisabeth A M Westerbeek
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 105:268-74. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of glutamine-enriched enteral nutrition on intestinal permeability in very-low-birth-weight infants: a randomized controlled trial
    Anemone van den Berg
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:408-14. 2006
  6. pmc Neutral and acidic oligosaccharides supplementation does not increase the vaccine antibody response in preterm infants in a randomized clinical trial
    Jolice P van den Berg
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e70904. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutritional factors influencing infections in preterm infants
    Harrie N Lafeber
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 138:1813S-1817S. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal modulation of serum cytokine profiles by a specific mixture of anti-inflammatory neutral and acidic oligosaccharides in preterm infants
    Jolice P van den Berg
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Cytokine 64:188-95. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Glutamine-enriched enteral nutrition in very-low-birth-weight infants and effects on feeding tolerance and infectious morbidity: a randomized controlled trial
    Anemone van den Berg
    Department of Pediatrics and the Institute of Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1397-404. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The intestinal bacterial colonisation in preterm infants: a review of the literature
    Elisabeth A M Westerbeek
    Department of Pediatrics, Subdivision of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Nutr 25:361-8. 2006

Collaborators

  • Ruurd M van Elburg
  • Harrie N Lafeber
  • Johan Garssen
  • Jan Knol
  • Gaby P Smits
  • Jolice P van den Berg
  • Anemone van den Berg
  • Guy A M Berbers
  • Fiona R M van der Klis
  • Natalie E Lecouffe
  • Willem P F Fetter
  • Nicky Niele
  • Jos W R Twisk
  • Petra E M van Schie
  • Veronique A M Schaaf
  • Annelies van Zwol
  • Ninke van Zwieteren
  • Pieter G M van Gageldonk
  • Esmeralda G M van der Linde
  • Ina M van der Vegt
  • Hilda R A van der Molen

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Design of a randomised controlled trial on immune effects of acidic and neutral oligosaccharides in the nutrition of preterm infants: carrot study
    Elisabeth A M Westerbeek
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:46. 2008
    ..In addition, an attempt is made to elucidate the role of acidic and neutral oligosaccharides in postnatal modulation of the immune response and postnatal adaptation of the gut...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of glutamine-enriched enteral nutrition on intestinal microflora in very low birth weight infants: a randomized controlled trial
    Anemone van den Berg
    Department of Paediatrics, Subdivision of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Nutr 26:430-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigated whether this beneficial effect originated from increased number of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli in the intestinal microflora of these infants...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of neutral and acidic oligosaccharides on fecal IL-8 and fecal calprotectin in preterm infants
    Elisabeth A M Westerbeek
    Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 69:255-8. 2011
    ..F-IL-8 and f-calprotectin were strongly correlated at all time points (p < 0.001). In conclusion, enteral supplementation of prebiotics (SC GOS/LC FOS/AOS) does not affect f-IL-8 and f-calprotectin levels in preterm infants...
  4. doi request reprint The effect of enteral supplementation of a prebiotic mixture of non-human milk galacto-, fructo- and acidic oligosaccharides on intestinal permeability in preterm infants
    Elisabeth A M Westerbeek
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 105:268-74. 2011
    ..In conclusion, enteral supplementation of a prebiotic mixture does not enhance the postnatal decrease in intestinal permeability in preterm infants in the first week of life...
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of glutamine-enriched enteral nutrition on intestinal permeability in very-low-birth-weight infants: a randomized controlled trial
    Anemone van den Berg
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:408-14. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate whether glutamine-enriched enteral nutrition in VLBW infants enhances the normal decrease in intestinal permeability, as measured by the sugar absorption test (SAT)...
  6. pmc Neutral and acidic oligosaccharides supplementation does not increase the vaccine antibody response in preterm infants in a randomized clinical trial
    Jolice P van den Berg
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e70904. 2013
    ..In preterm infants, a decreased immunological response and lower serological effectiveness are observed after immunizations due to ineffectiveness of both humoral and cellular immune mechanisms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutritional factors influencing infections in preterm infants
    Harrie N Lafeber
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 138:1813S-1817S. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal modulation of serum cytokine profiles by a specific mixture of anti-inflammatory neutral and acidic oligosaccharides in preterm infants
    Jolice P van den Berg
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Cytokine 64:188-95. 2013
    ..In conclusion, enteral supplementation of this specific non-digestible oligosaccharide mixture decreased cytokine levels in preterm infants at day 7 of life, although this effect disappeared thereafter...
  9. ncbi request reprint Glutamine-enriched enteral nutrition in very-low-birth-weight infants and effects on feeding tolerance and infectious morbidity: a randomized controlled trial
    Anemone van den Berg
    Department of Pediatrics and the Institute of Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1397-404. 2005
    ..Very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants are susceptible to glutamine depletion because nutrition is limited in the first weeks of life...
  10. ncbi request reprint The intestinal bacterial colonisation in preterm infants: a review of the literature
    Elisabeth A M Westerbeek
    Department of Pediatrics, Subdivision of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Nutr 25:361-8. 2006
    ..As antibiotics delay the normal intestinal colonisation, caution should be given to the treatment with broadspectrum antibiotics in preterm infants at birth and every attempt has to be made to restrict the period of treatment...
  11. pmc Lower transplacental antibody transport for measles, mumps, rubella and varicella zoster in very preterm infants
    Jolice P van den Berg
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e94714. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the antibody concentration against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (MMRV) in mothers and preterm infants or healthy term infants at birth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of non-human neutral and acidic oligosaccharides on allergic and infectious diseases in preterm infants
    Nicky Niele
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 172:317-23. 2013
    ..03; 95 % CI, 0.37-2.88), and gastrointestinal (OR, 1.77; 95 % CI, 0.55-5.73) tract was not different between the groups. Adjustment for potential confounding factors did not change the results of the primary analysis...
  13. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome during the first year of life in preterm infants after supplementation of a prebiotic mixture in the neonatal period: a follow-up study
    Natalie E Lecouffe
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuropediatrics 45:22-9. 2014
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  14. ncbi request reprint Transplacental transport of IgG antibodies specific for pertussis, diphtheria, tetanus, haemophilus influenzae type b, and Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C is lower in preterm compared with term infants
    Jolice P van den Berg
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:801-5. 2010
    ....