Effect of Early vs Late Start of Oral Intake on Anastomotic Leakage Following Elective Lower Intestinal Surgery: A Systematic Review

Boudewijn J. J. Smeets*, Emmeline G. Peters, Eelco C. J. Horsten, Teus J. Weijs, Harm J. T. Rutten, Willem A. Buurman, Wouter J. de Jonge, Misha D. P. Luyer

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)803-812
Number of pages10
JournalNutrition in Clinical Practice
Volume33
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018

Keywords

  • enteral nutrition
  • surgery
  • wound healing
  • nutritional support
  • colorectal surgery
  • anastomotic leak
  • length of stay
  • mortality
  • meta-analysis
  • EARLY ENTERAL NUTRITION
  • PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED-TRIAL
  • COLORECTAL SURGERY
  • RISK-FACTORS
  • POSTOPERATIVE ILEUS
  • COLONIC ANASTOMOSIS
  • LATER COMMENCEMENT
  • CLINICAL-TRIAL
  • RECTAL SURGERY
  • RESECTION

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