One-day nasogastric tube decompression after distal gastrectomy: a prospective randomized study

One-day nasogastric tube decompression after distal gastrectomy: a prospective randomized study Surg Today (2018) 48:127 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-017-1560-4 LETTER TO THE EDITOR One‑day nasogastric tube decompression after distal gastrectomy: a prospective randomized study 1 2 Alberto Mangano  · Laura Marciano   Received: 15 May 2017 / Accepted: 5 June 2017 / Published online: 19 July 2017 © Springer Japan KK 2017 Keywords Distal gastrectomy · Nasogastric tube · conducted, it is essential to preliminarily establish the num- Evidence based surgery · Randomized controlled trial ber of individuals needed to reach sufficient statistical power. In particular, the sample size calculation is influenced by the frequency of occurrence of the phenomenon we want to Sir, test; that is, the lower the occurrence, the larger the sample We do appreciate the aim of the prospective, randomized trial size needed to achieve sufficient statistical power. Moreover, conducted by Kimura et  al. [1], to assess whether standard the sequence allocation method was not specified and this is 1-day nasogastric tube (NGT) decompression is an avoidable another relevant element that must be mentioned when per- step in distal gastrectomy. De facto, distal gastrectomy is a forming a randomized trial [2]. When a new approach or common operation, particularly in Asia, with a not uncom- surgical technique (or variation of a pre-existing protocol) is mon complication rate. Hence, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Surgery Today Springer Journals

One-day nasogastric tube decompression after distal gastrectomy: a prospective randomized study

Surgery Today, Volume 48 (1) – Jul 19, 2017

One-day nasogastric tube decompression after distal gastrectomy: a prospective randomized study

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Surg Today (2018) 48:127 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-017-1560-4 LETTER TO THE EDITOR One‑day nasogastric tube decompression after distal gastrectomy: a prospective randomized study 1 2 Alberto Mangano  · Laura Marciano   Received: 15 May 2017 / Accepted: 5 June 2017 / Published online: 19 July 2017 © Springer Japan KK 2017 Keywords Distal gastrectomy · Nasogastric tube · conducted, it is essential to...
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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Japan KK
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgery; Surgical Oncology
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0941-1291
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1436-2813
DOI
10.1007/s00595-017-1560-4
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Surg Today (2018) 48:127 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-017-1560-4 LETTER TO THE EDITOR One‑day nasogastric tube decompression after distal gastrectomy: a prospective randomized study 1 2 Alberto Mangano  · Laura Marciano   Received: 15 May 2017 / Accepted: 5 June 2017 / Published online: 19 July 2017 © Springer Japan KK 2017 Keywords Distal gastrectomy · Nasogastric tube · conducted, it is essential to preliminarily establish the num- Evidence based surgery · Randomized controlled trial ber of individuals needed to reach sufficient statistical power. In particular, the sample size calculation is influenced by the frequency of occurrence of the phenomenon we want to Sir, test; that is, the lower the occurrence, the larger the sample We do appreciate the aim of the prospective, randomized trial size needed to achieve sufficient statistical power. Moreover, conducted by Kimura et  al. [1], to assess whether standard the sequence allocation method was not specified and this is 1-day nasogastric tube (NGT) decompression is an avoidable another relevant element that must be mentioned when per- step in distal gastrectomy. De facto, distal gastrectomy is a forming a randomized trial [2]. When a new approach or common operation, particularly in Asia, with a not uncom- surgical technique (or variation of a pre-existing protocol) is mon complication rate. Hence,

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Published: Jul 19, 2017

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