Early removal versus conventional removal of nasogastric tube after abdominal surgery: a prospective randomized controlled study

Bhimanagouda Goudar, Eshwar Kalburgi, Hanumaraddi Giraddi, Mohammedgouse Karikazi
2017 International Surgery Journal  
Post-operative nasogastric decompression was introduced by Levin's in 1926 and is intended to drain secretions and gas from the upper gastro-intestinal tract, thereby reducing vomiting, abdominal distension, abdominal discomfort, to prevent anastamotic leak and wound dehiscence. Methods: The current study was carried among all patients of abdominal surgeries that were conducted in S.N.
doi:10.18203/2349-2902.isj20164424 fatcat:vu77yknbfjes5kkhce7jwrnvcu