Early Postoperative Course in Bariatric Surgery

Andrei Sarmiento, Ramiro Carbajal, Jorge Orrego, Juan Valverde Alva

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The management of early postoperative after bariatric surgery is essential and involves components of Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols with the aim of improving patient outcomes, reducing in-hospital stay, and lowering health-care costs. The purpose of this chapter is to summarize the recent evidence about the effect of implementation of early postoperative diet, early ambulation, multimodal analgesia, and CPAP after bariatric surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) in Bariatric Surgery
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781685070267
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2021
Externally publishedYes

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  • CPAP
  • Early ambulatión
  • Early posteoperative diet
  • Multimodal analgesia


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