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Table 3 Post-anastomosis progressive feeding plans

From: Postoperative nutritional support of the patient with gut gangrene—a case report

Type of diet Diet constituent Amount Calories (kcal)
Clear fluid diet + TPN
 Clear fluid diet Clear broth 500 ml (100 ml/3 h) 1025
 TPN Aminovel 1000 ml
25% dextrose 500 ml
Full fluid diet+ TPN
 Full fluid diet Strained porridge ½ C 952
Chicken soup ½ C
Clear broth 1 C
Chicken soup ½ C
 TPN Aminovel 500 ml
25% dextrose 500 ml
Soft diet + PPNa
 Soft diet Soft boiled egg 1 870
Strained porridge 1 C
Chicken soup ½ C
Rice (khichri) 3–4 tbsp
Yogurt 50 g
Clear broth 1 C
Chicken soup ½ C
Rice (khichri) 3–4 tbsp
Yogurt 50 g
 PPN 10% dextrose 1000 ml
  1. aTPN was slowly tapered (due to raised LFTs) resulting in a slight dip in total caloric intake which was gradually recovered by the addition of polymeric supplement and banana