Promoting Perioperative Metabolic and Nutritional Care

@article{Gillis2015PromotingPM,
  title={Promoting Perioperative Metabolic and Nutritional Care},
  author={Chelsia Gillis and Francesco Carli},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={123},
  pages={1455–1472}
}
Surgery represents a major stressor that disrupts homeostasis and can lead to loss of body cell mass. Integrated, multidisciplinary medical strategies, including enhanced recovery programs and perioperative nutrition support, can mitigate the surgically induced metabolic response, promoting optimal patient recovery following major surgery. Clinical therapies should identify those who are poorly nourished before surgery and aim to attenuate catabolism while preserving the processes that promote… 

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