Nutritional support treatment for perioperative patients in hepatobiliary surgery

Shuifang Jin, Ronglin Jiang, Xi Xing, Weibin Ma


The current principles for medical nutrition support in critically ill patients are early implementation of enteral nutrition, and appropriate supplemental parenteral nutrition when intestinal nutrient is not enough (1). Perioperative patients with hepatobiliary surgery usually have complicated conditions, especially those with complicated cirrhosis, portal hypertension, bile duct obstruction, and diabetes. The nutritional metabolism process and nutritional methods in patients with hepatobiliary surgery are different from other patients and should be treated specially.

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