Article Abstract

Enhanced recovery after surgery: a continuous evolving pathway

Authors: Andrea Vignali, Giulia Maggi, Giovanni Guarneri, Ugo Elmore, Riccardo Rosati


More than 15 years have been passed since Henrik Kehlet introduced the concept of “Fast Track”, intended as a multimodal approach to optimize perioperative care in patients with colorectal diseases, subsequently named enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program (1,2).