Postsurgical Infections are Reduced with Specialized Nutrition Support

  title={Postsurgical Infections are Reduced with Specialized Nutrition Support},
  author={Dan Linetzky Waitzberg and Hideaki Saito and Lindsay D Plank and G. G. C. Jamieson and Palepu Jagannath and T Y Hwang and Juan M. Mijares and David J Bihari},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
The objective was to examine the relationship between pre-, peri-, and postoperative specialized nutritional support with immune-modulating nutrients and postoperative morbidity in patients undergoing elective surgery. Studies were identified by searching MEDLINE, review article bibliographies, and abstracts and proceedings of scientific meetings. All randomized clinical trials in which patients were supplemented by the IMPACT formula before and/or after elective surgery and the clinical… CONTINUE READING
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