SSAT PG/CME Committee Symposium Highlights: Perioperative Management—Best Practice in Surgical Quality and Safety

Academic Article


  • Perioperative management entails the multiple substeps in the performance of major abdominal surgery that are considered relevant for an optimal outcome. The PG/CME symposium of the SSAT 2018 provided a set of key talks that the authors subsequently summarized in the respective subsections of this summary article. Highlights topics included oral antibiotics and mechanical bowel prep, surgical site infections, DVT prophylaxis, enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), and narcotic-sparing pain management.
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    Pubmed Id

  • 21019236
  • Author List

  • Mirza KL; Chu DI; Dineen S; Stocchi L; Deppe LM; Kaiser AM
  • Start Page

  • 339
  • End Page

  • 350
  • Volume

  • 25
  • Issue

  • 2