Does Gum Chewing Reduce Postoperative Ileus after Intestinal Resection in Children? A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial


ÇAVUŞOĞLU Y. H. , Azili M. N. , Karaman A., Aslan M. K. , Karaman I., Erdogan D., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.19, no.3, pp.171-173, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0029-1202776
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-173

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine whether the addition of gum chewing to standardized postoperative care is associated with a significantly earlier return of bowel function compared to simple postoperative management in children with intestinal anastomosis.