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Table 1 Post-discharge mortality after conventional versus ERPs by surgical specialty or procedure

From: Favorable effect of enhanced recovery programs on post-discharge mortality: a French nationwide study

Specialty or surgical procedure Matched groups (n per group) PDM after conventional PDM rate
(%) after conventional
PDM after ERP PDM rate (%) after ERP Odds ratio
[95%CI]
P value
Hip arthroplasty 21,436 21 0.097 10 0.046 0.48 [0.21–0.99] 0.0457
Knee arthroplasty 20,726 15 0.077 11 0.053 0.73 [0.33–1.59] 0.4317
Shoulder arthroplasty 1352 2 0.148 2 0.148 1 [0.12–8.34] 1.0000
Lumbar spine surgery 5524 1 0.18 1 0.18 1 [0.04–25.29] 1.0000
Cervical spine surgery 1992 0 0 0 0 / /
Bariatric surgery 5098 1 0.019 1 0.019 1 [0.04–25.29] 1.0000
Colectomy with anastomosis 2963 25 0.844 9 0.303 0.36 [0.16–0.74] 0.0050
Anterior rectal resection 1380 6 0.435 3 0.217 0.5 [0.11–1.9] 0.3119
Hysterectomy for benign diseases 2196 0 0 1 0.045 / 0.2390
Hysterectomy for malignancy 587 4 0.681 1 0.170 0.25 [0.11–1.9] 0.1642
Radical prostatectomy 1835 0 0 0 0 / /
Lung resection for malignancy 1211 17 1.404 11 0.908 0.64 [0.29–1.36] 0.2523
All 66,300 92 0.138 50 0.075 0.54 [0.38–0.76] 0.00042
  1. Abbreviations: ERP Enhanced recovery programs, PDM Post-discharge mortality, / = no possible calculation