Enzyme treatment after gastrointestinal surgery.

  title={Enzyme treatment after gastrointestinal surgery.},
  author={Helmut Friess and Josef B{\"o}hm and Mark O Ebert and Markus W. B{\"u}chler},
  volume={54 Suppl 2},
After gastrointestinal surgery, patients often suffer from maldigestion. The extent of this maldigestion syndrome depends on the type of surgical procedure performed. After total pancreatectomy, subtotal left resection, resection for chronic pancreatitis. Whipple operation with ductal occlusion, and total gastrectomy, patients need obligatory enzyme treatment. After partial pancreatectomy without duct occlusion or partial gastrectomy, enzyme treatment should be initiated when exocrine… CONTINUE READING

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