Coffee Trial - Does Coffee Intake Reduce Postoperative Ileus After Elective Colectomy?
The purpose of the investigators study is to investigate the effects of coffee on the return of bowel function and appetite, length of hospital stay, and complications after elective open colectomy in a prospective randomized trial. The primary efficacy endpoint is time to first bowel movement.
Coffee is a popular beverage. Its effects on general well being, central nervous system and cardiovascular system are well known, but there is limited information regarding its effects on gastrointestinal function.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Postoperative coffee intake, no postoperative coffee intake
Enrolling by invitation
University of Heidelberg
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01079442
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with potent analgesic and antiarthritic properties. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ankylosing SPONDYLITIS; and in the alleviation of postoperative pain (PAIN, POSTOPERATIVE).
By adjusting the quantity and quality of food intake to improve health status of an individual. This term does not include the methods of food intake (NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT).
Abdominal symptoms after removal of the GALLBLADDER. The common postoperative symptoms are often the same as those present before the operation, such as COLIC, bloating, NAUSEA, and VOMITING. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes JAUNDICE. The term is often used, inaccurately, to describe such postoperative symptoms not due to gallbladder removal.
The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.
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