oa South African Medical Journal - Pre-operative nutritional support for patients with oesophageal cancer
|Article Title||Pre-operative nutritional support for patients with oesophageal cancer|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Surgery, Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Oct 1982|
|Pages||570 - 572|
|Keyword(s)||Choice of route, Feeding programmes, Nutrition, Oesophageal cancer, Oncology, Pre-operative nutritional support and Surgery|
Nutritional depletion in patients with cancer of the oesophagus. can unfavourably influence the outcome of oesophageal surgery, and improvement in nutritional status is essential in the majority of these patients in order to ensure the success of their surgical therapy.
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