Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 18, Supplement 3, pp 196–198 | Cite as

Oral Vitamin B12 Therapy

  • Emmanuel Andrès
  • Mustapha Mecili
Gastrointestinal Oncology


Salicylic Acid Clopidogrel Gastric Cancer Patient Hematological Parameter Cobalamin 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.



Supported by a grant from the Foundation de France (Prix Robert et Jacqueline Zittoun 2004).


  1. 1.
    Kim KH, Hyung WJ, Song KJ, Choi SH, Kim CB, Noh SH. Oral vitamin B12 replacement: an effective treatment for vitamin B12 deficiency after total gastrectomy in gastric cancer patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011;10:1764–70.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Andrès E, Fothergill H, Mecili M. Efficacy of oral cobalamin (vitamin B12) therapy. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2010;11:249–56.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Kuzminski AM, Del Giacco EI, Allen RH, Stabler SP, Lindenbaum J. Effective treatment of cobalamin deficiency with oral cobalamin. Blood. 1998;92:1191–8.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Bolaman Z, Kadikoylu G, Yukselen V, Yavasoglu I, Barutca S, Senturk T. Oral versus intramuscular cobalamin treatment in megaloblastic anemia: a single-center, prospective, randomized, open-label study. Clin Ther. 2003;25:3124–34.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Vidal-Alaball J, Butler CC, Cannings-John R, Goringe A, Hood K, McCaddon A, et al. Oral vitamin B12 versus intramuscular vitamin B12 for vitamin B12 deficiency. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005;20:CD004655.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Troilo A, Mecili M, Ciobanu C, Boddi V, D’Elios MM, Andrès E. Vitamine B12 administrée par voie orale. Efficacité et tolérance chez 31 patients avec une maladie de Biermer ou une maldigestion des cobalamines alimentaires. Presse Med. 2010;39:e273–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Society of Surgical Oncology 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Metabolic DisordersUniversity Hospital of StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance

Personalised recommendations