Enhanced Recovery Pathways Versus Standard Care After Cystectomy: A Meta-analysis of the Effect on Perioperative Outcomes.

@article{Tyson2016EnhancedRP,
  title={Enhanced Recovery Pathways Versus Standard Care After Cystectomy: A Meta-analysis of the Effect on Perioperative Outcomes.},
  author={Mark Douglas Tyson and Sam S. Chang},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2016},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={995-1003}
}
CONTEXT Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols aim to improve surgical outcomes by reducing variation in perioperative best practices. However, among published studies, results show a striking variation in the effect of ERAS pathways on perioperative outcomes after cystectomy. OBJECTIVE To perform a systematic review of the literature and a meta-analysis comparing the effectiveness of ERAS versus standard care on perioperative outcomes after cystectomy. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION We… CONTINUE READING