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Nutrición Hospitalaria

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WANDEN-BERGHE, Carmina  and  GRUPO NADYA-SENPE et al. Home and Ambulatory Artificial Nutrition (NADYA) Group Report. Home parenteral nutrition in Spain, 2018. Nutr. Hosp. [online]. 2020, vol.37, n.2, pp.403-407.  Epub Aug 03, 2020. ISSN 1699-5198.


to communicate home parenteral nutrition (HPN) data obtained from the HPN registry of the NADYA-SENPE group ( for the year 2018.

Material and methods:

descriptive analysis of the data collected from adult and pediatric patients with HPN in the NADYA-SENPE group registry from January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2018.


there were 278 patients from 45 Spanish hospitals (54.7 % women), 23 children and 255 adults, which represent a prevalence rate of 5.95 patients/million inhabitants/year 2018. The most frequent diagnosis in adults was “palliative cancer” (22.0 %), followed by “others”. In children it was Hirschsprung's disease together with necrotizing enterocolitis, with four cases (17.4 %). The first indication was short bowel syndrome in both children (60.9 %) and adults (35.7 %). The most frequently used type of catheter was tunneled in both children (81.0 %) and adults (41.1 %). Ending 75 episodes, the most frequent cause was death (52.0 %) and change to oral feeding (33.3 %).


the number of centers and collaborating professionals in the registry of patients receiving HPN remains stable, as well as the main indications and reasons for termination of HPN.

Keywords : Home parenteral nutrition; Parenteral nutrition; Nutritional support; Home care services; Records; Epidemiology.

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