An enhanced recovery pathway reduces duration of stay and complications after open pulmonary lobectomy.

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BACKGROUND Few studies have investigated the effectiveness of enhanced recovery pathways (ERP) for lung resection. This study estimates the impact of an ERP for lobectomy on duration of stay, complications, and readmissions. METHODS Patients undergoing open lobectomy were identified from an OR database between 2011 and 2013. Beginning September 2012, all… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.04.046

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