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Jul 7, 2022

Recorded at EBPOM and presented here 'as live' this piece is an exclusive extra conversation held in between sessions on the subject of fluid balance; is the perennial debate of our conference over, or is there still more to be said?

Listeners are advised further reading is here:

Which goal for fluid therapy during colorectal surgery is followed by the best outcome: near-maximal stroke volume or zero fluid balance?

Effects of intravenous fluid restriction on postoperative complications: comparison of two perioperative fluid regimens: a randomized assessor-blinded multicenter trial

Goal-directed fluid therapy in emergency abdominal surgery: a randomised multicentre trial

Presented by Monty Mythen and Desiree Chappell with their guest Birgitte Brandstrup, Consultant Surgeon, Head of the Endoscopic Unit at The Surgical Gastroenterological Department at Glostrup University Hospital.