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Table 3 (abstract A21). GI-related complications in patients on ERAS protocol vs. matched non-ERAS

From: Proceedings of the American Society for Enhanced Recovery/Evidence Based Peri-Operative Medicine 2016 Annual Congress of Enhanced Recovery and Perioperative Medicine

  ERAS patients (n = 145) Non-ERAS controls (n = 144) P value
30-day GI complication rate (%) 19 (13) 40 (27) 0.003
Ileus/pSBO (%) 10 (7) 34 (23) <0.001
Intractable nausea/vomiting (%) 4 (3) 3 (2) 0.5
Need for NG/G-tube (%) 11 (7) 25 (17) 0.012
Need for TPN (%) 1 (<1) 8 (6 %) 0.02
C. Diff diarrhea (%) 3 (2) 1 (<1) 0.3
30-d readmission rate due to GI complication (%) 2 (10) 2 (5) 0.1