Table 4

Factors related postoperative nutrition

EN group

(n = 8)

EN+PN group

(n = 9)

P value


Nutrition related complications

Dirrhea

6

4

0.2014

Abdominal distention

7

1

0.0016

Nausea

2

3

0.7066

Removal day of central venous catheter (POD)

7.7 ± 1.1

12.0 ± 1.5

0.0418

Frequency of catheter fever (%)

37.5

22.2

0.4902

Duration of Enteral nutrition (days)

10.6 ± 2.3

23.5 ± 4.4

0.0255

Drop-out rate of EN (%)

62.5

11.1

0.0269

First day of oral intake (POD)

8.8 ± 0.9

8.4 ± 1.2

0.8068

Weght loss ratio on POD 21 (%)

12.9 ± 2.2

12.3 ± 1.7

0.8393

Hospital stay (days)

40.4 ± 5.9

57.2 ± 4.0

0.0826


Nagata et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:24   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-24

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