Improved preoperative aerobic fitness following a home-based bimodal prehabilitation programme in high-risk patients scheduled for liver or pancreatic resection

Laura van Wijk*, Bart C. Bongers, Annefleur E.M. Berkel, Carlijn I. Buis, Muriël Reudink, Mike S.L. Liem, Gerrit D. Slooter, Nico L.U. van Meeteren, Joost M. Klaase

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1036-1039
Number of pages4
JournalThe British journal of surgery
Volume109
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2022

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Funding Information:
The authors thank Lode Holding for the use of cycle ergometers and Nutricia for the provision of nutritional supplements; H. Kotte (physiotherapist, Fysio Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands), P. Weltevreden (physiotherapist, FITclinic, Enschede, the Netherlands), and E. van Zutphen (physiotherapist, Paramedics, Assen, the Netherlands) for their contribution in delivering the training programme; and all the physiotherapists who contributed to this study by supervising the patients. This article is original work, and has not been published before, and is not being considered for publication elsewhere in its final form, in either printed or electronic media. No preregistration exists for the study reported in this article.

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