Assessing Preoperative Cardiac Risk in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

  • David M. Rothenberg

A. Emergency surgery. For the patient who presents with an emergency such as a perforated viscus or intraabdominal hemorrhage, surgery must be undertaken without delay. Clearly, in these instances, there isn’t sufficient time to proceed with a cardiac workup; however, invasive monitoring may help perioperative fluid management.


Cardiac Complication Noncardiac Surgery Major Vascular Surgery Perforated Viscus Congenital Cardiac Anomaly 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Rothenberg
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyRush Medical College of Rush University, Rush University Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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