Optimal nutrition should improve the outcome and costs of radical cystectomy.

@article{Barrass2006OptimalNS,
  title={Optimal nutrition should improve the outcome and costs of radical cystectomy.},
  author={Barnaby J R Barrass and Ramesh Thurairaja and Justin William Collins and David Gillatt and Rajendra A Persad},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={139-42}
}
INTRODUCTION Nutritional support has been demonstrated to improve recovery from radical cystectomy, but is expensive and when used inappropriately may actually increase the costs and morbidity of surgery. We sought to establish national patterns of practice with regard to feeding following cystectomy in the UK. AIMS AND METHODS Following consultation with the specialist nutrition team, a questionnaire was designed to investigate the feeding strategy after cystectomy and dispatched by post to… CONTINUE READING