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Reduction of postoperative ileus by early enteral nutrition in patients undergoing major rectal surgery: prospective, randomized, controlled trial.

Authors
  • Boelens, Petra G
  • Heesakkers, Fanny F B M
  • Luyer, Misha D P
  • van Barneveld, Kevin W Y
  • de Hingh, Ignace H J T
  • Nieuwenhuijzen, Grard A P
  • Roos, Arnout N
  • Rutten, Harm J T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2014
Volume
259
Issue
4
Pages
649–655
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000288
PMID: 24169163
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Early enteral nutrition is safe and associated with significantly less ileus. Early enteral nutrition is associated with less anastomotic leakage in patients undergoing extensive rectal surgery.

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