Evaluation of the efficacy of daikenchuto (TJ -100) for the prevention of paralytic ileus after pancreaticoduodenectomy: A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Surgery 2016; 159: 1333–1341.

Published: 9th November 2016

Authors: Okada K-I, Kawai M, Hirono S, Fujii T, Kodera Y, Sho M et al.


Some 224 procedure were included in this study of Japanese herbal medication. Its use did not improve recovery of intestinal function: the rate of paralytic ileus lasting over 72h was 33.7 per cent compared to 36.9 per cent in controls.

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