Influence of postoperative enteral nutrition on cellular immunity. A random double-blinded placebo controlled clinical trial

@article{BeierHolgersen2011InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of postoperative enteral nutrition on cellular immunity. A random double-blinded placebo controlled clinical trial},
  author={Randi Beier-Holgersen and Birgitte Brandstrup},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={27},
  pages={513-520}
}
PurposeThe aim of this study was to discover if the cellular immunological response is different in patients receiving early postoperative enteral nutrition compared to patients who only receive “water”.MethodsIn a random double-blind prospective trial, 30 patients received Nutridrink® and 30 patients received placebo (water) through a nasoduodenal tube from the day of operation to the fourth postoperative day. Leukocyte differential count was examined preoperatively, and on the first, third… CONTINUE READING

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