Oncological Rehabilitation Clinic: adaptation to altered nutritional status improves health condition after stomach cancer and pancreatic cancer Triberg, Oncology rehabilitation hospitals to a so-called Gastrectomy or pancreatic polypectomy may 2011, help with targeted measures, nutritional disorders, dumping syndrome or reflux to relieve symptoms: eight small meals a day and digestive enzymes can reduce colicky pain after eating. Rest periods after meals, a sufficient fluid intake and strict adherence to a food – and drink curriculum are, for example, countermeasures for abnormal fatigue after meals. Because doctors in cancer patients remove stomach or pancreas, this often leads to significant disturbances in the digestive function. Oncological rehabilitation hospitals respond specifically to the situation of patients and provide also support for psychological or social problems in addition to treating physical ailments. Gastric cancer or pancreatic cancer is especially adapting the Food situation changed important”, says Dr. med. Hans Joachim Schlayer, chief physician at the Asklepios Clinic Triberg, clinic for Haematology / Oncology, follow-up rehabilitation (AHB) and rehabilitation in the black forest. Nutritional disorders are signs of a nutritional disorder after a few bites, colicky pain after eating, feeling of fullness bloating and weight loss.
This happens very often. Many small meals, such as eight per day, intense chewing and in addition taken digestive enzymes help relieve these symptoms. Depending on the patient, we support the digestive process of the patient with probiotics, calcium, trace elements such as iron or folic acid or vitamin B12. Primarily calcium is important, because one of the digestive enzymes, the lipase, calcium as a cofactor required”, so attending Schlayer. Dumping syndrome, another consequence of a partial or total removal of the stomach or pancreas is dumping syndrome. This syndrome is manifested by an abnormal fatigue after meals, sometimes by Attacks of weakness, dizziness and heavy sweating or even collapse will be accompanied. The weakness symptoms occur in the so-called early dumping within 15-30 minutes after meals.