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Immunonutrition AND anastomotic leak

Chee S Wong, Emad H Aly
AIM: The beneficial of immunonutrition on overall morbidity and mortality remains uncertain. We undertook a systematic review to evaluate the effects of immune-enhancing enteral nutrition (IEN) in upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. METHODS: Main electronic databases [MEDLINE via Pubmed, EMBASE, Scopus, Web of Knowledge, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) and the Cochrane Library, and clinical trial registry (] were searched for studies reported clinical outcomes comparing standard enteral nutrition (SEN) and immunonutrition (IEN)...
May 2016: International Journal of Surgery
Luigi Marano, Raffaele Porfidia, Modestino Pezzella, Michele Grassia, Marianna Petrillo, Giuseppe Esposito, Bartolomeo Braccio, PierLuigi Gallo, Virginia Boccardi, Angelo Cosenza, Giuseppe Izzo, Natale Di Martino
BACKGROUND: Enteral immunodiet has been gaining increasing attention, but experimental data of its clinical effects in patients with gastric cancer are inconsistent, contradictory, and poorly investigated. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of early postoperative enteral immunonutrition on clinical and immunological outcomes in a homogeneous group of gastric cancer patients submitted to total gastrectomy. METHODS: A total of 109 patients with gastric cancer were randomized to receive early postoperative enteral immunonutrition (formula supplemented with arginine, omega-3 fatty acids and ribonucleic acid [RNA]), or an isocaloric-isonitrogenous control...
November 2013: Annals of Surgical Oncology
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