Article Abstract

Ambulation for enhanced recovery in thoracic surgery: how far can we walk?

Authors: Nicoletta Pia Ardò, Domenico Loizzi, Francesco Sollitto


Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is a multidisciplinary, goal-directed program aimed to decrease perioperative stress, improve pain management and mobilization and minimize post-operative complications. This can lead to hastened patient recovery and reduced time in hospital (1).