Enhanced recovery after surgery for gastric cancer and an assessment of preoperative carbohydrate loading.

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BACKGROUND We previously reported on the feasibility of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol for gastric cancer with a prospective phase II study, but the superiority of this approach over non-ERAS perioperative management remains unclear. Preoperative carbohydrate loading, an important element of the ERAS protocol, has been shown to reduce… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejso.2016.07.140

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@article{Makuuchi2017EnhancedRA, title={Enhanced recovery after surgery for gastric cancer and an assessment of preoperative carbohydrate loading.}, author={Ryoko Makuuchi and Nobusuke Sugisawa and S. Kaji and Makoto Hikage and M. Tokunaga and Yoshinori Tanizawa and Eizo Bando and T. Kawamura and Masanori Terashima}, journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology}, year={2017}, volume={43 1}, pages={210-217} }