Perioperative Cardiac Morbidity: New Developments and Controversies

  • D. T. Mangano
Conference paper
Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 1992)


Approximately one in four Americans (65/239 million) has cardiovascular disease, and of these nearly 7 million have symptomatic coronary artery disease (CAD). As many as 5 million other patients have asymptomatic or silent myocardial ischemia. These figures will continue to be high due to the growth of our aging population.


Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Noncardiac Surgery Silent Myocardial Ischemia Adverse Cardiac Outcome 
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