To the patient: “You’re about to run a marathon, you wouldn’t do that without training”.

The outstanding article referenced in this piece is here:

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/fullarticle/2732511

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ website is here: https://www.sts.org/

More about “DRink EAt Mobilise” here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/standardised-outcomes-from-surgery-drink-eat-mobilise-dream/

Live from “ERAS cardiac: Center of excellence training conference”, an Edwards Life Sciences sponsored conference in North Carolina.

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest Seenu Reddy, Surgical Director structural heart program at TriStar.