Paediatric Malabsorption

Information for healthcare professionals to learn about nutrition and gastrointestinal malabsorption in children.

Fried, M.D. et al. 1992. Decrease in gastric emptying time and episodes of regurgitation in children with spastic quadriplegia fed a whey-based formula

This study showed whey-based formulas reduce the number of episodes of vomiting by improving the rate of gastric emptying in patients 3 years or older with profound mental retardation, spastic quadriplegia, developmental delay, and scoliosis