PMID: 98448Aug 1, 1978

Postoperative feeding of patients after maxillofacial surgery with Sokoham--a new parenteral nutritive solution

Infusionstherapie Und Klinische Ernährung
W Keller, I Podlesch


20 patients--15 to 71 years old--, who underwent maxillofacial operations received Sokoham for 10 days via a nasogastric tube. In 0.8% of all applications vomiting occurred. Wound healing and time of hospitalisation were the same as in a control group. Mean frequency of defecation was 0.5/24 hours. Body weight, serum electrolytes, fat content of the blood, blood gases, pH, base deficit, serum transaminases, urea-nitrogen and creatinine in the serum did not change significantly.

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