Perioperative nutritional support in patients undergoing hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma.

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BACKGROUND Resection of hepatocellular carcinoma is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Since intensive nutritional support can reduce the catabolic response and improve protein synthesis and liver regeneration, we performed a prospective study to investigate whether perioperative nutritional support could improve outcome in patients… (More)

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@article{Fan1994PerioperativeNS, title={Perioperative nutritional support in patients undergoing hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma.}, author={Sigang Fan and C. M. Lo and Emily Tsz Ching Lai and Kent-Man Chu and C. L. Liu and Janice Wong}, journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition}, year={1994}, volume={20 1}, pages={91-2} }