- Minimally invasive surgery
- Clinical pathway
- Active patient
The contributors to this booklet included Jim Catto from Sheffield, Justin Collins from Stockholm, Nicolas Doumerc from Toulouse, Marcus Graefen from Hamburg, Philippe Paparel from Lyon, Peter Wiklund, Alex Mottrie for ERUS endorsement, and Jochen Walz from Marseille.
The booklet contains several sections:
- Introduction – including reasons to apply to ERAS and its principles
- Patient information – explain the rationale, motivate the patient and get him on board
- GP information – explain the rationale, and motivate the GP to his part of the program
- ERAS protocol – including presurgical, admission, anesthesia, surgery, and postoperative
- Points to report – patient-specific details, operation details, and ERAS specific details
Figure 1 – Continuous quality improvement circle in ERAS:
Presented by: Walz, Marseille, France
Written by: Hanan Goldberg, MD, Urologic Oncology Fellow (SUO), University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Twitter:@GoldbergHanan at the EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) Meeting - September 5 - 7, 2018 - Marseille, France
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