Preoperative rehabilitation in abdominal surgical oncology: the new standard for patient preparation for surgery?
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Augustinas Baušys
Vilnius University
Justė Maneikytė
Vilnius University
Kęstutis Strupas
Vilnius University
Ieva Šakalienė
Vilnius University
Published 2019-07-09
https://doi.org/10.15388/LietChirur.2019.18.8
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Keywords

preoperative rehabilitation
surgical oncology
abdominal surgery

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Baušys A, Maneikytė J, Strupas K, Šakalienė I. Preoperative rehabilitation in abdominal surgical oncology: the new standard for patient preparation for surgery?. LS [Internet]. 2019Jul.9 [cited 2022May20];18(2):73-7. Available from: https://www.journals.vu.lt/lietuvos-chirurgija/article/view/13139

Abstract

This paper shortly introduces preoperative rehabilitation as a new technique to prepare the patient for oncological surgery. First results of the clinical trials seem promising, because preoperative rehabilitation may increase the physical capacity of the patient, improve postoperative quality of life and even decrease the postoperative morbidity. Although, it remains unclear if preoperative rehabilitation could be beneficial before every surgery or only in case of major surgery. Therefore, before implication to the daily clinical practice, this new method has to be investigated in well designed clinical trials to determine the indications and to establish the optimized protocol of the preoperative rehabilitation.

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