ERAS: Improving outcome in the cachectic HPB patient

Abstract

The enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program has reduced postoperative morbidity and duration of hospital stay but not mortality in patients undergoing hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) surgery. Many HPB patients suffer from cancer cachexia, a syndrome of severe weight and muscle loss. This may affect outcomes of HPB surgery even within an ERAS program. A… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jso.24767

Topics

Cite this paper

@inproceedings{Dijk2017ERASIO, title={ERAS: Improving outcome in the cachectic HPB patient}, author={David P J van Dijk and Victor van Woerden and Hamit Cakir and Marcel den Dulk and Steven W. M. Olde Damink and Cornelius H. C. Dejong}, booktitle={Journal of surgical oncology}, year={2017} }