Fast-track surgery decreases the incidence of postoperative delirium and other complications in elderly patients with colorectal carcinoma

@inproceedings{Jia2013FasttrackSD,
  title={Fast-track surgery decreases the incidence of postoperative delirium and other complications in elderly patients with colorectal carcinoma},
  author={Yitao Jia and Guixing Jin and Shangwei Guo and Bin Gu and Zujian Jin and Xing Gao and Zhongxin Li},
  booktitle={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2013}
}
This study aims to investigate the role of fast-track surgery in preventing the development of postoperative delirium and other complications in elderly patients with colorectal carcinoma. A total of 240 elderly patients with colorectal carcinoma (aged ≥70 years) undergoing open colorectal surgery was randomly assigned into two groups, in which the patients were managed perioperatively either with traditional or fast-track approaches. The length of hospital stay (LOS) and time to pass flatus… CONTINUE READING

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