Fast Track Rehabilitation

Ο ιατρός Αθανάσιος Κλέωντας στην καθημερινή του κλινική πρακτική εφαρμόζει πρωτόκολλα ταχείας ανάνηψης και κινητοποίησης (fast track surgery ή enhanced recovery after surgery – ERAS) με στόχο:

  • optimizing of all conditions preoperatively, intraoperatively and postoperatively,
  • minimizing of complications
  • faster return to daily activities
  • reducing duration of hospitalization


Some of the key elements of this methodology are:

  • full patient information
  • comprehensive preoperative assessment
  • epidural analgesia or intercostal block
  • optimization of fluid balance
  • active prevention of hypothermia
  • thoracoscopic or minimally invasive incision
  • rapid removal of arterial and venous lines
  • quick removal of urinary catheter
  • immediate start of active physiotherapy and mobilization
  • reducing administration of opioids
  • deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis
  • enhanced feeding


It is now confirmed by many clinical studies that when the patient is properly and in detail been informed about all treatment stages then he can obtain:

  • reduced stress
  • reduced postoperative pain
  • quicker mobilization
  • improved recovery

You can arrange an appointment with the doctor

In the morning the Thoracic Surgeon, Dr Athanasios Kleontas MD is at the Interbalkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki, while in the evening he is at his private office (73, Ermou St).

+30 2310 - 400000

Office 11, 2nd floor. Dec 1742



Doctor is available (by mobile) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You meet him only by appointment at his private office:

Monday to Friday : 18.00 - 21.00

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