Bowel Preparation May Be an Important Adjunct to ERAS in Rectal Surgery


We read with great interest the article by Ren et al. [1] on the enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program in radical resection for colorectal cancer. The first point of the ERAS program (fast-track surgery) regards omitting mechanical bowel preparation and oral antibiotic administration. The most extensive reviews cited and the method followed in this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-012-1570-8