Review: Enteral or parenteral nutrition reduces risk for mortality in acute pancreatitis

Sultan, Shahnaz; Forsmark, Chris E.
December 2008
ACP Journal Club;12/16/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 6, p4
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a research regarding mortality risks in patients with acute pancreatitis provided with enteral or parenteral nutrition. Studies selected compared standard enteral or parenteral nutrition with no supplementary nutrition or enteral nutrition with parenteral nutrition in patients with acute pancreatitis. It was observed that enteral or parenteral nutrition reduces risk for mortality in case of acute pancreatitis.


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