EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.19, no.3, pp.171-173, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
chewing gum, postoperative care, anastomosis, laparotomy, child, COLECTOMY
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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.