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A guide to life after oesophageal/gastric surgery - oesophagectomy and gastrectomy

A guide to life after oesophageal/gastric surgery - oesophagectomy and gastrectomy (November 2017)

This booklet has been written for people who have had an oesophagectomy or a gastrectomy. It describes the operation and recovery, how the surgery may affect eating and drinking, and the possible problems that may arise, such as dumping, gastric retention, acid regurgitation, or diarrhoea. It has advice on life after surgery; for example, driving, sleep, relationships, and going back to work, and concludes with suggestions for small meals, snacks and nutritious drinks.

Author(s)
The Oesophageal Patients Association
Place of publication
Solihull
Date of publication
November 2017
Pages
28pp
Price
Free to people with cancer.
Supplier
Format
Booklet
Language
English
Flesch readability score
66.4
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