ERAS

Implementation of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery following the Covid-19 pandemic

Associate Professor Tom Wainwright has published an article looking at how Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) should be implemented following the Covid-19 pandemic. The article highlights how implementing the quality improvement method will help to manage the large volume of patients requiring joint replacement surgery once regular operating resumes. Tom said: “This new perspective article… Read more »

Tom Wainwright co-authors ERAS Society Guidelines for Lumbar Spinal Fusion

Associate Professor Tom Wainwright has co-authored the ERAS Society guidelines for the perioperative care of patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion, with a multidisciplinary team of experts from across the globe. The consensus statement includes a comprehensive analysis of the available literature and provides evidence-based recommendations for lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative spinal conditions. Tom said:… Read more »

Fast-track hip and knee arthroplasty…how fast?

Congratulations to Associate Professor Tom Wainwright who has recently co-authored an editorial in the British Journal of Anaesthesia, with internationally renowned colleagues, Professor Henrik Kehlet from Copenhagen University, and Professor Stavros Memtsoudis from the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York. The editorial summarises the current state and future challenges for day case and ERAS pathways… Read more »