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Title: Assessing the Value of Prehabilitation in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery According to the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Pathway for the Improvement of Postoperative Outcomes: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
Authors : Merki-Künzli, Cornelia
Kerstan-Huber, Marta
Switalla, Denise
Gisi, David
Raptis, Dimitri Aristotle
Greco, Nicola
Mungo, Giuseppe
Wirz, Markus
Gloor, Severin
Misirlic, Merima
Breitenstein, Stefan
Tschuor, Christoph
Published in : Journal of medical internet research, research protocols
Volume(Issue) : 6
Issue : 10
Issue Date: 27-Oct-2017
Language : Englisch / English
Subjects : ERAS; Enhanced recovery after surgery; Prehabilitation
Subject (DDC) : 615.82: Physiotherapie
617: Chirurgie
Abstract: A key element in the postoperative phase of the standardized Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) treatment pathways is mobilization. Currently, there are no recommendations in the ERAS guidelines for preoperative physical activity. Patients undergoing major surgery are prone to functional decline due to the impairment of muscle, cardiorespiratory, and neurological function as a response to surgical stress. It has been shown that preoperative physical training reduces postoperative complications. To date, there are limited studies that investigate preoperative physical training combined with ERAS.
Departement: Gesundheit
Organisational Unit: Institut für Physiotherapie (IPT)
Publication type: Beitrag in wissenschaftlicher Zeitschrift / Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.2196/resprot.7972
ISSN: 1929-0748
PMID : 29079551
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