The 1st US Enhanced Recovery After Surgery ERAS® symposia, hosted by Duke Medical School and supported by the ERAS® Society was successfully held at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown hotel October 5.
The international faculty hosted by J Thacker, TJ Gan and T Miller at Duke, held speakers from the US, Canada, the UK and Sweden.
More than 100 delegates from all over the US attended the full day event. The program covered the basic principles of ERAS, but also in depth presentations on fluids, anesthesia, surgical techniques, and not least implementation of enhanced recovery with experiences from the UK and from the ERAS® Society implementation program in several countries in Europe. The changes in the US health care economics was also presented along with how ERAS® programs can help hospitals and care takers to manage their care processes in this changing environment.
In the picture the international faculty) is shown from left to right: TN Pappas (Duke), A Horgan (UK), JK Thacker, TE Miller, T J Gan (all organizers from Duke), O Ljungqvist (Sweden), L Feldman & G Baldini (Canada) (Tonia Young-Fadok, Mayo Clinic missing)
Basic Concepts of Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy
Dileep N. Lobo, Andrew J. P. Lewington, Simon P. Allison
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On the 25th of March was ERAS Implementation Program in Switzerland - EIP I, 2012 -2013, under the leadership of ERAS Center of Excellence, CHUV Service de chirurgie viscérale in Lausanne, successfully completed.
On the same day started the 2nd ERAS Implementation Program - EIP II, 2013 – 2014.
The Fourth Meeting of the ERAS Society was held in Nice, France, May 2-4, 2013. During the two day sessions, coordinators from several countries discussed the evolution of the main objectives of the ERAS Society as well as the current status of the implementation of the ERAS Program. As a result, some new sections and research efforts were born. Stay tunned to g et notified about these advances!