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Support Care Cancer. 2002 Mar;10(2):174-5. Epub 2001 Sep 25.

Can a soft diet prevent bowel obstruction in advanced pancreatic cancer?

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Palliative Medicine Program, The Taussig Cancer Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation - R-35, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA.

Abstract

Although many patients are advised to follow a high-fiber diet to avoid constipation, it seems that a soft diet such as that recommended after bowel surgery may well be more helpful in avoidance of intestinal obstruction.

PMID:
11862508
DOI:
10.1007/s005200100307
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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