Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) versus Traditional care after Elective Left Side Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Ahmad Ibrahim1, Reda Moustafa2, Ashraf Abdulmoghni2, Saleem El-Rabaa1, VishnusaiChauhan1, Yahya Salama1
1 Kettering General Hospital, Northamptonshire, UK.
2 Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt.
Kehletet al., (1999)were the first to describe in detail a specific protocol called “fast-track” or “enhanced recovery after surgery” protocol which had the potential to reduce hospital stay to a mean of 4 days, largely as a result of better understanding of postoperative physiology.