Enhancing recovery in pediatric major abdominal surgery: a narrative review of the literature

  • Alexander Trujillo-Mejía a. Postgraduate in Anesthesiology Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia. b. Program of Medicine, Universidad de Manizales, Manizales, Colombia. c. Hospital Infantil Rafael Henao Toro, Manizales, Colombia
  • Lorena Zapata-Contreras Servicios Especiales de Salud (S.E.S.), Hospital de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia
  • Lina Paola Melo-Aguilar a. Postgraduate in Anesthesiology Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia. b. Hospital Infantil Rafael Henao Toro, Manizales, Colombia
  • Leonardo Fabio Gil-Montoya Pediatric Surgery, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Keywords: Pediatric surgery, Recovery, Anesthesia

Abstract

Introduction:

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs in adults have positively impacted morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs. Its effects on the pediatric population is recognized.

Objective:

To prepare a narrative review on the current evidence of the various strategies within the framework of enhancing recovery after pediatric surgery, in the context of major abdominal surgery.

Methods:

A search was conducted on the scientific evidence available in databases (Pubmed/Medline, Science Direct, OVID, SciELO), in order to prepare a narrative literature review.

Conclusion:

Notwithstanding the limited evidence on the practicality of the ERAS protocols in the pediatric population undergoing major abdominal surgery, better results could be accomplished if these strategies are adopted.

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Trujillo-Mejía A, Zapata-Contreras L, Melo-Aguilar LP, Gil-Montoya LF. Enhancing recovery in pediatric major abdominal surgery: a narrative review of the literature. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2020Jan.1 [cited 2021May10];48(1):30-7. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/135

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