Perioperative Fluid Restriction in Major Abdominal Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized, Clinical Trials

@article{Boland2013PerioperativeFR,
  title={Perioperative Fluid Restriction in Major Abdominal Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized, Clinical Trials},
  author={Michael R. Boland and Ayesha Noorani and Kevin Varty and John Calvin Coffey and Riaz Ahmed Agha and Stewart Redmond Walsh},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={1193-1202}
}
Fluid management is a fundamental component of surgical care. Recently, there has been considerable interest in perioperative fluid restriction as a method of facilitating recovery following elective major surgery. A number of randomized trials have addressed the issue in various surgical specialities, and a recent meta-analysis proposed uniform definitions regarding fluid amount as well as examining fluid restriction in patients undergoing colonic resection. Medline, Embase, trial registries… CONTINUE READING