Lori J Bechard
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Influence of obesity on clinical outcomes in hospitalized children: a systematic reviewLori J Bechard
Center for Nutrition, Divisions of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA Pediatr 167:476-82. 2013..Obesity is prevalent among hospitalized children. Knowledge of the relationship between obesity and outcomes in hospitalized children will enhance nutrition assessment and provide opportunities for interventions...
- Attenuation of resting energy expenditure following hematopoietic SCT in childrenL J Bechard
Clinical Nutrition Service, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Bone Marrow Transplant 47:1301-6. 2012..Serial measurements of REE or reductions in energy intake should be considered when PN is the primary mode of nutrition...
- Systematic review of the influence of energy and protein intake on protein balance in critically ill childrenLori J Bechard
Division of Gastroenterology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Pediatr 161:333-9.e1. 2012..To examine the influence of protein and energy intakes on protein balance in children receiving mechanical ventilation in the pediatric intensive care unit...
- Effect of titrated parenteral nutrition on body composition after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children: a double-blind, randomized, multicenter trialTanvi S Sharma
Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 95:342-51. 2012..Provision of PN exceeding energy needs may lead to overfeeding and associated complications...
- Nutritional practices and their relationship to clinical outcomes in critically ill children--an international multicenter cohort study*Nilesh M Mehta
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine at Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
Crit Care Med 40:2204-11. 2012..To examine factors influencing the adequacy of energy and protein intake in the pediatric intensive care unit and to describe their relationship to clinical outcomes in mechanically ventilated children...
- Weekly measurements accurately represent trends in resting energy expenditure in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantationDebora Duro
Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:427-32. 2008..The goal of this study was to determine if weekly REE measurements could accurately represent changes in REE in the peritransplant period compared with a more frequent standard of daily measurements...
- Cumulative energy imbalance in the pediatric intensive care unit: role of targeted indirect calorimetryNilesh M Mehta
Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 33:336-44. 2009..Failure to accurately estimate energy requirements may result in underfeeding or overfeeding. In this study, a dedicated multidisciplinary nutrition team measured energy expenditure in critically ill children...
- Energy imbalance and the risk of overfeeding in critically ill childrenNilesh M Mehta
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:398-405. 2011....
- A multi-center, randomized, controlled trial of parenteral nutrition titrated to resting energy expenditure in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation ("PNTREE"): rationale and designLori J Bechard
Children s Hospital, Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, United States
Contemp Clin Trials 31:157-64. 2010..These results suggested the need for further study of energy expenditure, body composition and nutritional intake in this group of high risk patients...
- Serum citrulline as a biomarker of gastrointestinal function during hematopoietic cell transplantation in childrenKerri B Gosselin
Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA UCLA Mattel Children s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA Brown University, Providence, RI Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:709-14. 2014....
- Prognostic factors in the resumption of oral dietary intake after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in childrenLori J Bechard
Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 31:295-301. 2007..The objective of this study was to identify demographic, clinical, and nutrition factors associated with the resumption of oral dietary intake following HSCT...
- Use of a fish oil-based lipid emulsion to treat essential fatty acid deficiency in a soy allergic patient receiving parenteral nutritionKathleen M Gura
Department of Pharmacy, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Clin Nutr 24:839-47. 2005....
- Resting energy expenditure after Fontan surgery in children with single-ventricle heart defectsNilesh M Mehta
Division of Critical Care Medicine Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Bader 634, MSICU Office, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 36:685-92. 2012..Data on resting energy expenditure (REE) and oxygen consumption (VO(2)) after pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) will facilitate optimal nutrient prescription...
- Severe weight loss and hypermetabolic paroxysmal dysautonomia following hypoxic ischemic brain injury: the role of indirect calorimetry in the intensive care unitNilesh M Mehta
Division of Critical Care Medicine Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:281-4. 2008..In hospitalized patients with metabolic fluctuations, accurate measurement of energy requirements by indirect calorimetry allows serial monitoring of energy balance and may guide nutrition intake to prevent cumulative energy deficits...
- Nutrition algorithms and bedside nutrient delivery practices in pediatric intensive care units: an international multicenter cohort studyEnid E Martinez
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Nutr Clin Pract 29:360-7. 2014..Enteral nutrition (EN) delivery is associated with improved outcomes in critically ill patients. We aimed to describe EN practices, including details of algorithms and individual bedside practices, in pediatric intensive care units (PICUs)...
- A multiagent strategy to decrease regimen-related toxicity in children undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantationIan Thornley
Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 10:635-44. 2004..The decreased RRT observed in comparison to historical controls suggests that combination approaches deserve exploration as a means of reducing the morbidity of HSCT...