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Randomized controlled trial comparing the short-term outcomes of enhanced recovery after surgery and conventional care in laparoscopic distal gastrectomy (GISSG1901).

Tian Y, Cao S, Liu X, Li L, He Q, Jiang L et al.
Ann Surg 2022; 275: e15-e21.

In this study that included 400 patients, ERAS reduced hospital stay (P<0.001), speeded recovery, and were more likely to receive adjuvant chemotherapy earlier.

Comment: The benefits of a good ERAS programme are well known.

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