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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020, 8(10), 374-382
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-8-10-15
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Perioperative Assessment of High-Risk Abdominal Surgery: A Case Study

Tobin Mathew1, Francesca Macaluso1 and Isabel M. McFarlane1,

1Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Downstate Health Sciences University, Brooklyn NY 11203, United States

Pub. Date: July 14, 2020

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Tobin Mathew, Francesca Macaluso and Isabel M. McFarlane. Perioperative Assessment of High-Risk Abdominal Surgery: A Case Study. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020; 8(10):374-382. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-8-10-15


Objectives: Ÿ To outline the key components of a pre-operative cardiac risk assessment. Ÿ To review the major guidelines utilized to assess patients┬í┬» surgical risks. Ÿ To discuss the perioperative management of surgical patients to prevent cardiac and pulmonary complications. Ÿ To review the utility of biomarkers in the pre- and post-operative period.

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