The enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathway for patients undergoing major elective open colorectal surgery: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Krishna K Varadhan, Keith R Neal, Cornelius H C Dejong, Kenneth C H Fearon, Olle Ljungqvist, Dileep N Lobo

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The aim of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathway is to attenuate the stress response to surgery and enable rapid recovery. The objective of this meta-analysis was to study the differences in outcomes in patients undergoing major elective open colorectal surgery within an ERAS pathway and those treated with conventional perioperative care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)434-40
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Nutrition
Volume29
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Readmission
  • Perioperative Care
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Surgical Procedures, Elective
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Young Adult

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