Diagnosis, Causes, and Treatment of Myocardial Ischemia in the Operating Room

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Perioperative myocardial ischemia is common in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) subjected to cardiac and major noncardiac surgical procedures [1—7]. As outlined in Tables 1 and 2, its incidence varies widely. Differences in populations studied and, in particular, in techniques employed to detect ischemia are the most obvious reasons for this variable incidence.


Myocardial Ischemia Noncardiac Surgery Postoperative Myocardial Infarction Ischemic Territory Major Noncardiac Surgical Procedure 
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