Early TPN: Avoid Extrauterine Growth Restriction
Miami Neonatology 2013: Annual International Conference
Richard J. Schanler, MD
, director, Neonatal Services, Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York and Northwell Health, and professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, will highlight the nutritional emergency presented by preterm, extremely low-birth-weight infants and how nonstandardized feeding protocols can create malnutrition in these neonates. He will offer a comprehensive approach focusing on early and aggressive total parenteral nutrition (TPN) to avoid extrauterine growth restriction and improve other outcomes.
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