Fiber and prebiotic supplementation in enteral nutrition: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Mazuin Kamarul Zaman, Hazreen Abdul Majid, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
Kin-Fah Chin, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
Vineya Rai, Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
Author contributions: Kamarul Zaman M and Majid HA analyzed the data, and drafted and wrote the paper; Chin KF, Rai V and Majid HA designed the study and revised the manuscript; all authors approved the final version submitted for publication.
Supported by The University of Malaya Research Grant (No. PG127-2013A, No. UMRP022A-14HTM and No. UMRG 388-11HTM).
Conflict-of-interest: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
Data sharing: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Hazreen Abdul Majid, PhD, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 24, 2014
Peer-review started: October 25, 2014
First decision: November 14, 2014
Revised: December 7, 2014
Accepted: January 30, 2015
Article in press: January 30, 2015
Published online: May 7, 2015