Effect of coffee on the length of postoperative ileus after elective laparoscopic left-sided colectomy: a randomized, prospective single-center study. Dis Colon Rectum 2015; 58: 1064-1069.

Published: 29th March 2016

Authors: Dulskas A, Klimovskij M, Vitkauskiene M, Samalavicius N


In this study that included 105 procedures, time to first bowel movement was shortest after decaffeinated coffee (3 days, P<0.05) compared to caffeinated coffee (3.75 days) or water (4.14 days).

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