However, weight loss in Cincibuch et al.'s  and Di Fiore et al.'s  studies is mostly caused by radiotherapy which leads to pharyngalgia
, dysphagia, insufficient food intake, and esophagitis.
The airway management may influence the incidence of respiratory complications. Compared to endotracheal intubation, the rate of pharyngalgia
is significantly decreased, while the lung compliance is slightly enhanced following laryngeal mask airway.
It is now a widely used medicinal herb for the clinical treatment of rheumatism, pharyngalgia
, arthritis, constipation and conjunctival congestion (Shen, 2000).
Twenty-eight patients (45.2 Percent , 28/62) reported dizziness, light pharyngalgia
, distention, light abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting after DBE.