Gastric emptying of three liquid oral preoperative metabolic preconditioning regimens measured by magnetic resonance imaging in healthy adult volunteers: a randomised double-blind, crossover study.

@article{Lobo2009GastricEO,
  title={Gastric emptying of three liquid oral preoperative metabolic preconditioning regimens measured by magnetic resonance imaging in healthy adult volunteers: a randomised double-blind, crossover study.},
  author={Dileep N Lobo and Paul O Hendry and Gabriel Rodrigues and Luca Marciani and John Totman and Jeff W Wright and T. D. Preston and Penny A. Gowland and Robin C Spiller and Kenneth Christopher Fearon},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={636-41}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Preoperative starvation has many undesirable effects but the minimum length of fasting is limited by gastric emptying, which may be dependent on nutrient content, viscosity and osmolarity of the feed. We compared the gastric emptying of two types of preoperative metabolic preconditioning drinks [Oral Nutritional Supplement (ONS) (Fresenius Kabi, Germany) and preOp (Nutricia Clinical Care, UK)] in healthy volunteers. METHODS Twenty (10 male, 10 female) healthy adult… CONTINUE READING