Effects of epidural analgesia on recovery after open colorectal surgery.

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The use of epidural analgesia (EA) has been suggested as an integral part of an enhanced recovery program for colorectal surgery. However, the effects of EA on postoperative outcomes and hospital length of stay remain controversial. Data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database for 2014 and 2015 were… (More)

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@article{Elsharydah2017EffectsOE, title={Effects of epidural analgesia on recovery after open colorectal surgery.}, author={Ahmad Elsharydah and Leila W Zuo and Abu T.M. Minhajuddin and Girish P. Joshi}, journal={Proceedings}, year={2017}, volume={30 3}, pages={255-258} }