Patient-controlled Dietary Schedule Improves Clinical Outcome after Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

@article{Hirao2005PatientcontrolledDS,
  title={Patient-controlled Dietary Schedule Improves Clinical Outcome after Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer},
  author={Motohiro Hirao and Toshimasa Tsujinaka and Atsushi Takeno and Kazumasa Fujitani and Miki Kurata R.D.},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={853-857}
}
Although studies have shown that early oral feeding after abdominal surgery is feasible, the optimal dietary schedule has not been established. This study was conducted prospectively to compare the clinical outcome of patient-controlled dietary schedule with that of conventional dietary schedule after gastric resection for early cancer. Patients in the patient-controlled diet (PC) group (n = 53) received a solid diet on demand; patients in the conventional regimen (CR) group (n = 50) received a… CONTINUE READING

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