Anija Orel, Matjaz Homan, Rok Blagus, Evgen Benedik, Rok Orel and Natasa Fidler Mis
the age of 12 with NutriDrink Multi Fibre (manufactered by Nutricia, Netherlands). The daily intake of enteral formula was determined based on previously calculated energy requirements. Parents/caregivers of both groups received personal nutritional counselling and instruction from the clinical dietitian.
Nutritional status assessment
We measured body weight with an electronic scale (Seca, Germany), length of ulna with sliding calliper (Holtain, UK), and skinfold thicknesses with skinfold calliper (Harpenden, UK) on patients’ left-hand side or less affected