Clinical impact of intravenous hyperalimentation on esophageal carcinoma: is it worthwhile?

Abstract

The coexistence of malignancy and dysphagia makes nutritional deprivation especially serious in patients with carcinoma of the esophagus. Intravenous hyperalimentation (IVH) is often given and should be of particular value in these patients. Sixty-four patients with carcinoma of the esophagus seen between January, 1975, and February, 1982, were studied… (More)

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@article{Brister1984ClinicalIO, title={Clinical impact of intravenous hyperalimentation on esophageal carcinoma: is it worthwhile?}, author={Stephanie J. Brister and Ray Chu-Jeng Chiu and Rea A Brown and David S. Mulder}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={1984}, volume={38 6}, pages={617-21} }