Optimal dose of preoperative enteral immunonutrition for patients with esophageal cancer

@article{Nakamura2009OptimalDO,
  title={Optimal dose of preoperative enteral immunonutrition for patients with esophageal cancer},
  author={Masaki Nakamura and Makoto Iwahashi and Katsunari Takifuji and Mikihito Nakamori and Teiji Naka and Koichiro Ishida and Toshiyasu Ojima and Takeshi Iida and Masahiro Katsuda and Keiji Hayata and Hiroki Yamaue},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={855-860}
}
A preoperative immunonutrition pharmaceutics diet (IMPACT) significantly reduced the incidence of postoperative infectious complications, but the optimal regimen still remains unclear. We evaluated the optimal dose of a preoperative IMPACT for patients with esophageal carcinoma and the incidence of postoperative complications based on the dose of IMPACT. This study design was a prospective nonrandomized study. Twenty patients with thoracic esophageal carcinoma who underwent a right… CONTINUE READING
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