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Effect of home-based prehabilitation on postoperative complications after surgery for gastric cancer: randomized clinical trial.

Bausys A, Luksta M, Anglickiene G, Maneikiene VV, Kryzauskas M, Rybakovas A et al.

Br J Surg 2023; 110: 1800–1807.

Prehabilitation including exercise and nutrition improved preoperative physical capacity (six minute walking test, P=0.001), and reduced the rate of postoperative complications up to 90 days; relative risk o04, 95 per cent confidence intervals 0.2 to 0.66 in this study that included 128 participants.

Comment: More evidence concerning the benefit of prehabilitation.

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