Early enteral nutrition in acute pancreatitis—benefits and limitations

@article{Olh2008EarlyEN,
  title={Early enteral nutrition in acute pancreatitis—benefits and limitations},
  author={Attila Ol{\'a}h and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Romics},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={393},
  pages={261-269}
}
The application of enteral feeding as part of the treatment of acute pancreatitis goes back more than a decade now. In this review, the authors outline the indications and limitations of enteral feeding in the treatment of acute pancreatitis using up-to-date evidence-based data. Latest meta-analyses suggest that early enteral feeding reduces effectively the incidence of infective complications and shortens hospital stay. In addition, recently published randomized controlled trials indicate that… CONTINUE READING