Nutritional Status and Nutritional Support Before and After Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Cancer and Chronic Pancreatitis

@article{Karagianni2012NutritionalSA,
  title={Nutritional Status and Nutritional Support Before and After Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Cancer and Chronic Pancreatitis},
  author={Vasiliki Th Karagianni and Apostolos E Papalois and John K. Triantafillidis},
  journal={Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={348-359}
}
Cachexia, malnutrition, significant weight loss, and reduction in food intake due to anorexia represent the most important pathophysiological consequences of pancreatic cancer. Pathophysiological consequences result also from pancreatectomy, the type and severity of which differ significantly and depend on the type of the operation performed. Nutritional intervention, either parenteral or enteral, needs to be seen as a method of support in pancreatic cancer patients aiming at the maintenance of… CONTINUE READING
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