Nutrition and Enhanced Recovery in Surgery

Editor(s): J. MacFie, D Lobo, C Mariette, Z. Stanga, C. Shaw, JB Wasserfallen Clinical Nutrition Highlights Vol.Special Issue , 2013

Summary

This special Issue of Clinical Nutrition Highlights focuses on Nutrition and Enhanced Recovery in Surgery and contains 6 articles. It starts with an update from Prof. MacFie on enhanced recovery in surgery, followed by an article from Prof. Lobo on preoperative carbohydrate treatment. Afterwards Prof. Mariette details an evidence-based approach to nutrition in upper gastro-intestinal surgery and Prof. Stanga gives an overview on nutritional evaluation and morbidity in colorectal cancer surgery. Dr. Shaw covers specialised nutrition as part of enhanced recovery after surgery and finally Dr. Wasserfallen provides an health technology assessment of immunonutrition in the hospital setting.