Intervention Protocol

Preoperative physical exercise training for patients scheduled for major abdominal surgery

  1. Linda AG van Heusden-Scholtalbers1,*,
  2. Joris M ter Voert2,
  3. J. Bart Staal3,
  4. Han J Bonenkamp2,
  5. Maria W G Nijhuis-van der Sanden3,
  6. Harry van Goor2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

Published Online: 12 SEP 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 8 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010122


How to Cite

van Heusden-Scholtalbers LAG, ter Voert JM, Staal JB, Bonenkamp HJ, Nijhuis-van der Sanden MWG, van Goor H. Preoperative physical exercise training for patients scheduled for major abdominal surgery (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD010122. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010122.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Physical Therapy, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Surgery, Nijmegen, Netherlands

  3. 3

    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands

*Linda AG van Heusden-Scholtalbers, Department of Physical Therapy, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO box 9101 or Geert Grooteplein-Zuid 10, Nijmegen, Gelderland, 6500 HB, Netherlands. l.scholtalbers@orthop.umcn.nl.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 12 SEP 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess and summarize the benefits and harms of preoperative exercise therapy in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery.