Prehabilitation results in ‘significantly lower’ complications after CRC resection

Multimodal prehabilitation reduced the incidence of severe postoperative complications and enhanced functional recovery among patients who underwent elective resection of non-metastasized colorectal cancer, according to data.“Functional capacity is a strong determinant of a favorable outcome after surgery, leading to a compelling rationale to improve physical, nutritional and mental status before surgery,” Charlotte Johanna Laura Molenaar, MD, of the department of surgery at Máxima Medical Center in the Netherlands, and colleagues wrote in JAMA Surgery. “After the diagnosisRead More

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