Cardiac Surgery

The ERAS Cardiac working group published its completed guideline on perioperative care after cardiac surgery, produced jointly with the ERAS Society, in JAMA Surg (May 2019). Portions have been presented at the American Association of Thoracic Surgery in Toronto, in May, 2019.


The guideline is now accessible through the ERAS Society website and also via the JAMA Surgery website. For more information visit

In addition to the guideline, an “Expert Consensus of Data Elements for Collection for Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery” has also now been published in the World Journal of Surgery.

Expert Reviews

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Heart & Vascular Program, Baystate Health

Daniel T. Engelman MD, FACS (USA)

Dr. Engelman is the Medical Director of the Heart, Vascular and Critical Care Units at Baystate Medical Center. He is a Professor of Surgery at The University of Massachusetts-Baystate.…

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Alex Gregory (Canada)

ERAS Cardiac Clinical Coordinator

Cheryl Crisafi (USA)