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ERAS Comes of Age With Opioid-Free Breast Cancer Surgery

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: clinicaloncology.com Full commitment to the enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol at Maimonides Medical Center, in New York City, eliminated the use of opioids in more than 1,200 patients undergoing breast-conserving surgery. Furthermore, patients managed with ERAS reported less pain than usual-care patients receiving opioids, according to the medical center’s chairman of surgery, Patrick Borgen, MD, who described the …