Effect of exercise and nutrition prehabilitation on functional capacity in esophagogastric cancer surgery. A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Surg 2018; 153: 1081-1089.
Published: 9th April 2019
Authors: Minnella EM, Awasthi R, Loiselle S-E, Agnihotram RV, Ferri LE, Carli F et al.
In this trial that included 51 patients, exercise and nutrition prehabilitation improved functional capacity measured by 6-min maximum walking distance both before, and after the surgery (both P<0.001).Pubmed Link
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