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Pretreatment assessment and perioperative nutritional interventions for patients with bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy

Authors: Makito Miyake, Kiyohide Fujimoto

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In a recent issue of the Journal of Urology, Hamilton-Reeves et al. (1) reported interesting results of a prospective, randomized study that sought to compare the effects of a short-term specialized immunonutrition (SIM) with those of a standard oral nutrition supplement (ONS) on the acute inflammatory response and arginine status in patients with bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy (RC).

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