Prospective Studies on Postoperative Nutritional Status in Patients with Esophageal Carcinoma as Evaluated from Various Substitutes for Reconstruction: Gastric Tube Versus Colon Interposition
It is said that esophageal reconstruction using colon interposition, which is more complicated technically, has a great advantage in terms of nutritional aspects due to the preservation of the stomach, as compared with reconstruction using a gastric tube. In order to analyze the differences of postoperative nutritional status between a gastric tube and colon interposition, the study was designed and carried out as a prospective controlled trial.
KeywordsCholesterol Albumin Triglyceride Transferrin Retinol
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