Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Prehabilitation of Veterans with Exercise and Nutrition (PREVENT)|
|Congressional District Code:
|| October 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Approximately half a million operations are performed each year in VA hospitals across the country.4 Veterans undergoing high-risk surgery have a 1 in 5 chance of suffering complications, a 1 in 10 chance of being readmitted to the hospital within 30 days, and a 1 in 50 chance of dying within 30 days.4 Long-term survival is significantly reduced for those patients who have perioperative complications, even if they survive to leave the hospital.5 Low fitness and poor functional status are among t...
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