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Chun Chen: the “practices” and “philosophy” of a surgeon

Authors: Kaiping Zhang

Abstract

In 1997, a review from Henrik Kehlet, a Danish professor, on how to control the morbidity and mortality associated with major surgeries was published. In this article, he officially proposed the concept of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), an idea of utilizing multi-modal strategies to facilitate patient recovery (1).