Table 1

Medical optimization in the prehabilitation program

Pre-operative riskStrategy
Tobacco and alcoholConsumptionStop consumption
Hospital pulmonology program based on nicotine replacement strategy
AnemiaBasal Hb <11 g/dLIntravenous or oral iron intake
DiabetesHbA1c >6 %Evaluation and optimization by hospital endocrinologist
Chronic diseaseHypertension, COPD, chronic heart diseasePharmacological optimization by anesthesiologist or GP
FrailtyG-8 score ≤14 pointsGeriatrician evaluation
Social environmentPoor patient’s social situationPersonal interview with social assistant support to identify individual patient situation
  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; GP, general practitioner; Hb, hemoglobin;HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin.