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Table 2 Results of elements evaluated in each enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol

From: Clinical efficacy of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Huaxiang Yu Nannan Dong Jie Pan Jian Ren Zhichao Huang Chunhua Lin Ahmed Magheli
2018 2018 2018 2014 2018 2019 2011
Preoperative education YES YES YES NG YES YES NG
Mechanical bowel preparation omission YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Limited preoperative fast YES YES YES NG YES YES YES
Preoperative carbohydrate loading YES NG YES NG YES NG NG
Preoperative nutrition NG NG YES NG NG NG YES
Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Epidural analgesia YES NG NG YES NG YES NG
Prevention of intraoperative hypothermia YES NG NG NG NG YES NG
Goal-directed fluid therapy YES NG NG NG YES YES NG
Avoidance of nasogastric intubation YES NG YES NG NG YES NG
Prevention of paralyticileus YES NG YES YES YES NG NG
Pain control YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Early mobilization YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Early oral diet YES YES YES YES YES YES NG
Non-opiate oral analgesia YES NG YES YES YES YES NG
Total elements 14 7 12 8 11 12 6
  1. NG not given