The History of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery and the ERAS Society

Olle Ljungqvist, Tonia Young-Fadok, Nicolas Demartines

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This short historical overview explains the development of enhanced recovery from a small group of surgeons in European academic centers to the establishment of ERAS®Society, a not-for-profit multiprofessional multidisciplinary medical-academic society, reaching all major continents and involving a wide range of surgical and anesthesia disciplines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)860-862
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2017


  • ERAS
  • complications
  • enhanced recovery
  • implementation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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