Invited Commentary

Commentary on “A Dose-Response Analysis of Crystalloid Administration during Esophageal Resection”

Authors: Kyle J. Kalkwarf, MD


In this issue of the Southern Medical Journal, Smith and Nossaman retrospectively examined patient records for 100 consecutive esophageal surgeries to assess intraoperative intravenous fluid with outcomes.1 They found a dose-response relation associating intraoperative crystalloid administration with decreased length of stay and adverse events.
Posted in: Gastroenterology19

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