Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Reduces Ileus After Cesarean Section in Nulliparous Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial

@inproceedings{Ledari2013ChewingSG,
  title={Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Reduces Ileus After Cesarean Section in Nulliparous Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial},
  author={Farideh Mohsenzadeh Ledari and Shanaz Barat and Mouloud Agajani Delavar and Seyed Zahra Banihosini and Soriya Khafri},
  booktitle={Iranian Red Crescent medical journal},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Gum chewing after cesarean section may stimulate bowel motility and decrease duration of postoperative ileus. OBJECTIVES The current study assessed the effect of chewing sugar-free gum on the return of bowel function, where cesarean section had been performed in nulliparous women. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a randomized clinical trial, 60… CONTINUE READING