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Table 1 Postoperative complications

From: Comparison of enteral nutrition with combined enteral and parenteral nutrition in post-pancreaticoduodenectomy patients: a pilot study

Complication EN group
(n = 8)
EN+PN group
(n = 9)
Surgery related complications   
   Pancreatic leakage (minor leakage) 0 1
   Anastomotic leakage (minor leakage) 1 0
   Ileus 1 0
   Ulcer at anastomotic portion 0 1
   Wound infection 3 1
General complications   
   Pulmonary 1 0
Total number of patients with complications 5 4
Mortality 1 0
No significant differences noted.