DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2016.02.056
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C.V. Feo, M. Portinari, S. Ascanelli, S. Targa, E.M. Dos Santos, S. Camerani, M. Castelli, M. Verri, C.A. Volta, B. Bonvento, E. Vagnoni

Abstract: Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of\ud standardised ERAS colorectal programme. We have investigated the\ud impact of colorectal ERAS programme on different dimensions of effectiveness,\ud in order to compare relevant cost items across treatment groups.\ud Methods: To determine the costs-effectiveness of the ERAS programme vs.\ud traditional care for patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery we\ud collected costs on: 1) Preoperative phase (i.e. counselling) 2) Direct …

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