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Table 4 Factors related postoperative nutrition

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

  EN group
(n = 8)
EN+PN group
(n = 9)
P value
Nutrition related complications    
   Dirrhea 6 4 0.2014
   Abdominal distention 7 1 0.0016
   Nausea 2 3 0.7066
Removal day of central venous catheter (POD) 7.7 ± 1.1 12.0 ± 1.5 0.0418
Frequency of catheter fever (%) 37.5 22.2 0.4902
Duration of Enteral nutrition (days) 10.6 ± 2.3 23.5 ± 4.4 0.0255
Drop-out rate of EN (%) 62.5 11.1 0.0269
First day of oral intake (POD) 8.8 ± 0.9 8.4 ± 1.2 0.8068
Weght loss ratio on POD 21 (%) 12.9 ± 2.2 12.3 ± 1.7 0.8393
Hospital stay (days) 40.4 ± 5.9 57.2 ± 4.0 0.0826