Nutritional consequences of total gastrectomy: the relationship between mode of reconstruction, postprandial symptoms, and body composition.

@article{Miholic1990NutritionalCO,
  title={Nutritional consequences of total gastrectomy: the relationship between mode of reconstruction, postprandial symptoms, and body composition.},
  author={J. Miholic and Hans Joachim Meyer and Manfred M{\"u}ller and Arved Weimann and Rudolf Pichlmayr},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={488-94}
}
Body composition, postprandial symptoms, and social performance were assessed in 41 patients who were free of tumors 16 to 63 months (median, 41 months) after total gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y esophagojejunostomy (n = 15) or jejunal interposition (n = 26). There were no significant differences with respect to age, sex, initial tumor stage, interval since operation, and premorbid weight/height2 (body mass index). The lowest postoperative body mass index (BMI) was 72% +/- 3% of the preillness BMI… CONTINUE READING

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