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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: April 2014

15 - Nutritional support of critically ill patients after gastrointestinal surgery

from Section 4 - Nutritional Support for Specific Conditions and Pathologies

Further reading

BozzettiF, BragaM, GianottiL, GavazziC, MarianiL. Postoperative enteral versus parenteral nutrition in malnourished patients with gastrointestinal cancer: a randomised multicentre trial. Lancet 2001;358:1487–1492.
CerantolaY, HubnerM, GrassF, DemartinesN, SchaferM. Immunonutrition in gastrointestinal surgery. Br J Surg 2011;98:37–48.
DroverJW, CahillNE, KutsogiannisJ, et al. Nutrition therapy for the critically ill surgical patient: we need to do better! J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2010;34:644–652.
HeylandDK, DhaliwalR, DroverJW, GramlichL, DodekP. Canadian clinical practice guidelines for nutrition support in mechanically ventilated, critically ill adult patients. J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2003;27:355–373.
HoKM, DobbGJ, WebbSA. A comparison of early gastric and post-pyloric feeding in critically ill patients: a meta-analysis. Intensive Care Med 2006;32:639–649.
KreymannKG, BergerMM, DeutzNE, et al. ESPEN Guidelines on Enteral Nutrition: Intensive care. Clin Nutr 2006;25:210–223.
MarikPE, ZalogaGP. Gastric versus post-pyloric feeding: a systematic review. Crit Care 2003;7:R46–51.
MarkidesGA, AlkhaffafB, VickersJ. Nutritional access routes following oesophagectomy – a systematic review. Eur J Clin Nutr 2011;65:565–573.
MooreFA, FelicianoDV, AndrassyRJ, et al. Early enteral feeding, compared with parenteral, reduces postoperative septic complications: the results of a meta-analysis. Ann Surg 1992;216:172–183.
OslandE, YunusRM, KhanS, MemonMA. Early versus traditional postoperative feeding in patients undergoing resectional gastrointestinal surgery: a meta-analysis. J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2011;35:473–487.