Monty Mythen presents the results of the RELIEF (Restrictive versus liberal fluid therapy in major abdominal surgery) trial.

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Hear Monty Mythen discuss the first thoughts of Paul Myles, Head of Alfred Health’s and Monash University’s Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, organiser of the trial.

Here is the link to the New England Journal of Medicine article which Monty mentions in the piece:

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1801601?query=RP