Role of artificial nutrition in patients undergoing surgery for esophageal cancer.

Abstract

Malnourished cancer patients undergoing major surgical treatments are at a high risk of morbidity and mortality. As compared to patients affected by other tumors, the highest rate of malnutrition (78.9%) was found in those with esophageal cancer due to postoperative complications. The impact of perioperative nutritional support on outcome in esophageal… (More)

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@article{Pavia2006RoleOA, title={Role of artificial nutrition in patients undergoing surgery for esophageal cancer.}, author={Rosaria Pavia and Pietro Barresi and Vito Piermanni and Baldassare Mondello and Riccardo Urgesi}, journal={Rays}, year={2006}, volume={31 1}, pages={25-9} }