Ether Resources for Anesthesia Research and Education

Relevant references for further reading: (in order of date, most recent first)

There are over a thousand ERAS articles that have been written.  Most of the ones recommended here are reviews based on metaanalyses.

  • American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) and Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) Joint Consensus Statement on Optimal Analgesia within an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Colorectal Surgery: Part 2-From PACU to the Transition Home.  Scott MJ, McEvoy MD, Gordon DB, Grant SA, Thacker JKM, Wu CL, Gan TJ, Mythen MG, Shaw AD, Miller TE; Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) I Workgroup.  Perioper Med (Lond). 2017 Apr 13;6:7.
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery protocol in oesophageal cancer surgery: Systematic review and meta-analysis.  Pisarska M, Małczak P, Major P, Wysocki M, Budzyński A, Pędziwiatr M.  PLoS One. 2017 Mar 28;12(3):
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Noncolorectal Surgery?: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Major Abdominal Surgery.  Visioni A, Shah R, Gabriel E, Attwood K, Kukar M, Nurkin S.  Ann Surg. 2017 Apr 21.
  • Consensus Review of Optimal Perioperative Care in Breast Reconstruction: Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations.  Temple-Oberle C, Shea-Budgell MA, Tan M, Semple JL, Schrag C, Barreto M, Blondeel P, Hamming J, Dayan J, Ljungqvist O; ERAS Society.  Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 May;139(5):1056e-107.
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Review.  Ljungqvist O, Scott M, Fearon KC. JAMA Surg. 2017 Mar 1;152(3):292-298.
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery: Current research insights and future direction.  Abeles A, Kwasnicki RM, Darzi A. World J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Feb 27;9(2):37-45.
  • Development of a model care pathway for adults undergoing colorectal cancer surgery: Evidence-based key interventions and indicators.  van Zelm R, Janssen I, Vanhaecht K, de Buck van Overstraeten A, Panella M, Sermeus W, Coeckelberghs E.J Eval Clin Pract. 2017 Feb 1.
  • Impact of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Fast Track Surgery Pathways on Healthcare-associated Infections: Results From a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.  Grant MC, Yang D, Wu CL, Makary MA, Wick EC. Ann Surg. 2017 Jan; 265(1):68-79.
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery for primary hip and knee arthroplasty: a review of the evidence.  Soffin EM, YaDeau JT. Br J Anaesth. 2016 Dec
  • Enhanced Recovery Pathways in Pancreatic Surgery.  Barton JG. Surg Clin North Am. 2016 Dec;96(6):1301-1312.
  • Enhanced recovery after bariatric surgery.  Alvarez A, Goudra BG, Singh PM. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017 Feb;30(1):133-139.
  • Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.  Małczak P, Pisarska M, Piotr M, Wysocki M, Budzyński A, Pędziwiatr M.  Obes Surg. 2017 Jan;27(1):226-235.
  • ERAS and pancreatic surgery: a review.  Perinel J, Adham M.  Updates Surg. 2016 Sep;68(3):253-255.
  • Optimal Perioperative Care in Major Head and Neck Cancer Surgery With Free Flap Reconstruction: A Consensus Review and Recommendations From the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society.  Dort JC, Farwell DG, Findlay M, Huber GF, Kerr P, Shea-Budgell MA, Simon C, Uppington J, Zygun D, Ljungqvist O, Harris J.  JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Mar 1;143(3):292-303.
  • Enhanced recovery pathways in pancreatic surgery: State of the art.  Pecorelli N, Nobile S, Partelli S, Cardinali L, Crippa S, Balzano G, Beretta L, Falconi M. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jul 28;22(28):6456-68
  • Guidelines for Perioperative Care for Liver Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations.  Melloul E, Hübner M, Scott M, Snowden C, Prentis J, Dejong CH, Garden OJ, Farges O, Kokudo N, Vauthey JN, Clavien PA, Demartines N.  World J Surg. 2016 Oct;40(10):2425-40.
  • Enhanced Recovery Pathway in Gynecologic Surgery: Improving Outcomes Through Evidence-Based Medicine.  Kalogera E, Dowdy SC.  Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2016 Sep;43(3):551-73.
  • Predictors of early discharge after open gynecological surgery in the setting of an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol.  Wan KM, Carter J, Philp S. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2016 Oct; 42(10):1369-1374.
  • Enhanced Recovery Pathways Versus Standard Care After Cystectomy: A Meta-analysis of the Effect on Perioperative Outcomes.  Tyson MD, Chang SS.  Eur Urol. 2016 Dec;70(6):995-1003.
  • Postoperative Morbidity and Discharge Destinations After Fast-Track Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in Patients Older Than 85 Years.  Pitter FT, Jørgensen CC, Lindberg-Larsen M, Kehlet H; Lundbeck Foundation Center for Fast-track Hip and Knee Replacement Collaborative Group.  Anesth Analg. 2016 Jun;122(6):1807-15.
  • The Future of Enhanced Recovery for Radical Cystectomy: Current Evidence, Barriers to Adoption, and the Next Steps.  Danna BJ, Wood EL, Baack Kukreja JE, Shah JB.  Urology. 2016 Oct;96:62-68.
  • Design and implementation of an enhanced recovery program in thoracic surgery.  Giménez-Milà M, Klein AA, Martinez G.  J Thorac Dis. 2016 Feb;8(Suppl 1):S37-45.
  • A call for new standard of care in perioperative gynecologic oncology practice: Impact of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs.  Miralpeix E, Nick AM, Meyer LA, Cata J, Lasala J, Mena GE, Gottumukkala V, Iniesta-Donate M, Salvo G, Ramirez PT.  Gynecol Oncol. 2016 May;141(2):371-8.
  • Peri-operative fluid management to enhance recovery.  Gupta R, Gan TJ.  Anaesthesia. 2016 Jan;71 Suppl 1:40-5.
  • Fast track in thoracic surgery and anaesthesia: update of concepts.  Loop T.  Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2016 Feb;29(1):20-5.
  • Future Perspectives of ERAS: A Narrative Review on the New Applications of an Established Approach.  Bugada D, Bellini V, Fanelli A, Marchesini M, Compagnone C, Baciarello M, Allegri M, Fanelli G.Surg Res Pract. 2016.
  • Impact of including regional anaesthesia in enhanced recovery protocols: a scoping review.  McIsaac DI, Cole ET, McCartney CJ.  Br J Anaesth. 2015 Dec;115 Suppl 2:ii46-56.
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for gastrointestinal surgery, part 2: consensus statement for anaesthesia practice.  Feldheiser A, Aziz O, Baldini G, Cox BP, Fearon KC, Feldman LS, Gan TJ, Kennedy RH, Ljungqvist O, Lobo DN, Miller T, Radtke FF, Ruiz Garces T, Schricker T, Scott MJ, Thacker JK, Ytrebø LM, Carli F.  Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2016 Mar;60(3):289-334
  • Fluid management and goal-directed therapy as an adjunct to Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS).  Miller TE, Roche AM, Mythen M.  Can J Anaesth. 2015 Feb;62(2):158-68.
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery programs in patients undergoing hepatectomy: A meta-analysis.  Ni TG, Yang HT, Zhang H, Meng HP, Li B.  World J Gastroenterol. 2015 Aug 14;21(30):9209-16.
  • Enhanced recovery programmes in head and neck surgery: systematic review.  Bannister M, Ah-See KW.  J Laryngol Otol. 2015 May;129(5):416-20.
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis of enhanced recovery programmes in gastric cancer surgery.  Beamish AJ, Chan DS, Blake PA, Karran A, Lewis WG.  Int J Surg. 2015 Jul;19:46-54.

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