Symptoms after total gastrectomy on food intake, body composition, bone metabolism, and quality of life in gastric cancer patients--is reconstruction with a reservoir worthwhile?

@article{Liedman1999SymptomsAT,
  title={Symptoms after total gastrectomy on food intake, body composition, bone metabolism, and quality of life in gastric cancer patients--is reconstruction with a reservoir worthwhile?},
  author={Bengt Liedman},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={677-82}
}
Gastric cancer is worldwide one of the most common causes of cancer death. Operation is the only treatment at this time that cures some patients. The side effects of the operation are, however, considerable, and include postoperative weight loss, loss of appetite, and other metabolic and nutritional changes. The recovery is very slow and incomplete. Reconstruction with different types of pouches has been asserted to facilitate the nutritional recovery, but results from different studies are… CONTINUE READING

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