Effects of preoperativecarbohydratedrinks on postoperative outcome after colorectal surgery

Effects of preoperativecarbohydratedrinks on postoperative outcome after colorectal surgery original scientific paper Eur Surg (2017) 49:180–186 DOI 10.1007/s10353-017-0485-x Effects of preoperative carbohydrate drinks on postoperative outcome after colorectal surgery Zuzana Adamova · Radim Slovácek ˇ Received: 24 March 2017 / Accepted: 19 June 2017 / Published online: 12 July 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria 2017 Summary Conclusion Use of carbohydrate solution before the Background Overnight fasting before surgery used to surgery accelerates return of bowel sounds, reduces be the routine. Overnight fasting changes patients’ total number of postoperative complications, SSI and metabolic state and influences their perioperative shortens the length of hospital stay. Carbohydrate stress response. The aim of the study was to investi- beverages should be used more widely in daily prac- gate the effects of preoperative carbohydrate drinks tice. on return of bowel sounds and movement, postoper- ative complications, and length of stay. Keywords Carbohydrate drink · Preoperative nutri- Methods It is a prospective non-randomized study tion · Complications · Surgical site infections · Length with 196 consecutive patients who underwent surgery of hospitalization in Vsetin hospital for a diagnosis of colon or rectal cancer from January 2010 to January 2015. Patients Introduction were assigned into two groups – with (PreOp group) and without (Non-PreOp group) http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Surgery Springer Journals

Effects of preoperativecarbohydratedrinks on postoperative outcome after colorectal surgery

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Medicine & Public Health; Surgery; Abdominal Surgery; Cardiac Surgery; General Surgery; Vascular Surgery
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