Surgery

The preferred method of nutrition for surgical patients is early oral feeding (Weimann, et al., 2017) (Williams, Molinger, & Wischmeyer, 2019). The surgical procedure itself leads to metabolic alterations like the release of stress hormones and inflammation. It causes the breakdown of glycogen, fat and protein in order to provide the substrates for healing and the immune response (Gillis & Carli, 2015). The consequence of protein breakdown is a loss of muscle mass which is a short and long-term burden for functional recovery.

Read More

The Tailor-Made Nutritional Solutions

This Website may contain general information relating to various medical conditions and their treatment.  Such information is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for advice provided by a doctor or other qualified health care professional.  Patients should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing a health problem or disease.  Patients should always consult with a doctor or other health care professional for medical advice or information about diagnosis and treatment.
Copyright © 2020 Dutch Medical Food BV. All rights reserved.