Table 4-18Summary of results

Length of stay (days)
Enteral (EN)Parenteral (PN)Mean difference (95% CI)P value
McCLAVE 1997157 mean ± SD9.7 ± 1.311.9 ± 2.6−2.20 (−3.62, − 0.78)-
ABOU-ASSI 2002159 mean ± SD14.2 ± 1.918.4 ± 1.9−4.20 (−5.22, − 3.18)-
ECKERWALL 2006152
Median (range)
7 (6–14)9 (7–14)-0.19
GUPTA 2003155
Median (range)
7 (4–14)10 (7–26)-0.05
KALFARENTZOS 1997156
Median (range)
40 (25–93)39 (22–73)--
WINDSOR 1998148
Median (range)
12.5 (9.5–14)15 (11–28)-NS

From: 4, Alcohol-related Pancreatitis

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