DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2016.02.076
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Raffaella Reineke, Roberta Meroni, Carmine Votta, Francesca Ratti, Federica Cipriani, Luca Aldrighetti, Luigi Beretta

Abstract: Objectives: Clinical studies over the last 10 years have shown that the application of ERAS programmes in patients undergoing major intraabdominal surgery, compared with conventional perioperative treatment, is associated with lower incidence of postoperative complications and shorter length of hospital stay. However, there is limited evidence regarding the results and safety of this practice in special categories of patients such as the elderly or those undergoing emergency surgery. The aim of this study was …

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