Randomized clinical trial of laxatives and oral nutritional supplements within an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol following liver resection

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Group, P O Hendry, R M van Dam, S F F W Bukkems, D W McKeown, Rowan Parks, T Preston, C H C Dejong, James Garden, Kenneth Fearon

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Abstract

Routine laxatives may expedite gastrointestinal recovery and early tolerance of food within an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programme. Combined with carbohydrate loading and oral nutritional supplements (ONS), it may further enhance recovery of gastrointestinal function and promote earlier overall recovery.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1198-206
Number of pages9
JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
Volume97
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Administration, Oral
  • Aged
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Energy Intake
  • Female
  • Gastric Emptying
  • Humans
  • Laxatives
  • Length of Stay
  • Liver
  • Liver Diseases
  • Magnesium Hydroxide
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Care
  • Prospective Studies
  • Recovery of Function

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