Randomized Clinical Trial: Nasoenteric Catheter or Jejunostomy

F

Federal University of Minas Gerais

Status

Completed

Conditions

Postoperative Complications After Gastrointestinal Operations

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01894490
301/08

Details and patient eligibility

About

Curative treatment of upper gastrointestinal tract neoplasms is complex and associated with high morbidity and mortality. In general, the patients are already malnourished, and early postoperative enteral nutrition is recommended. However, there is no consensus concerning the best enteral access route in these cases.

Full description

A prospective randomized trial with patients undergoing esophagectomy, total gastrectomy or pancreaticoduodenectomy to asses the outcomes of either jejunostomy placement or catheter placement

Enrollment

50 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • age over 18,
  • gastrointestinal resections

Exclusion criteria

  • age under 18,
  • no gastrointestinal procedure

Trial design

50 participants in 2 patient groups

Jejunostomy
Description:
Patients who received a jejunostomy
Nasojejunal catheter
Description:
Patients who received a nasojejunal catheter

Trial contacts and locations

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