Fit for surgery

An expert panel review on optimising patients prior to surgery, with a particular focus on nutrition

A. Windsor, M. Braga, Robert Martindale, P. Buenos, R. Tepaske, L. Kraehenbuehl, A. Weimann

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Abstract

This article represents the views of an international group of surgeons on the need for pre-operative optimisation of patient's nutritional status prior to elective surgery as a means of reducing post-operative infective complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)315-319
Number of pages5
JournalSurgeon
Volume2
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Elective surgery
  • Enteral nutrition
  • Immunonutrition
  • Immunosuppression
  • Post-operative infections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Windsor, A., Braga, M., Martindale, R., Buenos, P., Tepaske, R., Kraehenbuehl, L., & Weimann, A. (2004). Fit for surgery: An expert panel review on optimising patients prior to surgery, with a particular focus on nutrition. Surgeon, 2(6), 315-319.

Fit for surgery : An expert panel review on optimising patients prior to surgery, with a particular focus on nutrition. / Windsor, A.; Braga, M.; Martindale, Robert; Buenos, P.; Tepaske, R.; Kraehenbuehl, L.; Weimann, A.

In: Surgeon, Vol. 2, No. 6, 12.2004, p. 315-319.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Windsor, A, Braga, M, Martindale, R, Buenos, P, Tepaske, R, Kraehenbuehl, L & Weimann, A 2004, 'Fit for surgery: An expert panel review on optimising patients prior to surgery, with a particular focus on nutrition', Surgeon, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 315-319.
Windsor, A. ; Braga, M. ; Martindale, Robert ; Buenos, P. ; Tepaske, R. ; Kraehenbuehl, L. ; Weimann, A. / Fit for surgery : An expert panel review on optimising patients prior to surgery, with a particular focus on nutrition. In: Surgeon. 2004 ; Vol. 2, No. 6. pp. 315-319.
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