Comparison of the safety of early enteral vs parenteral nutrition in mild acute pancreatitis.

@article{Mcclave1997ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the safety of early enteral vs parenteral nutrition in mild acute pancreatitis.},
  author={Stephen A. Mcclave and Lisa M. Greene and Harvy L. Snider and Laszlo J K Makk and William G. Cheadle and N A Owens and Lashanda Dukes and Linda J Goldsmith},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={14-20}
}
BACKGROUND This prospective study was designed to compare the safety, efficacy, cost, and impact on patient outcome of early total enteral nutrition (TEN) vs total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in acute pancreatitis. METHODS Patients admitted with acute pancreatitis or an acute flare of chronic pancreatitis, characterized by abdominal pain and elevated serum amylase and lipase, were randomized to receive either isocaloric and isonitrogenous TEN (via a nasojejunal feeding tube placed… CONTINUE READING

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Comparison of the safety of early enteral vs parenteral nutrition in mild acute pancreatitis

  • J. GoldsmithL
  • Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • 1997

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