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ERAS Expansion Continues at UVA with Successful Implementation in GYN Surgery and Beyond
Originally introduced as a trial for patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols are now being adopted for thoracic and gynecologic surgery, with hepatobiliary and orthopedic surgery next in line.
Smarter Surgical Protocols Speed Recovery
In a recent UVA study, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols were shown to reduce length of stay, complication rate and costs, while increasing patient satisfaction.