Does prolonged enteral feeding with supplemental omega-3 fatty acids impact on recovery post-esophagectomy: results of a randomized double-blind trial. Ann Surg 2017; 266: 720-728.

Published: 15th December 2017

Authors: Healy LA, Ryan A, Doyle S, Ní Bhuachalla EB, Cushen S, Segurado R et al.


The addition of supplemental feeding via a jejunostomy for one month did not reduce overall weight decrease in this study that included 191 patients: minus 3.7 per cent versus minus 5.6 per cent in controls, P=0.355.

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