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Coronary artery disease in surgical patients. Perioperative management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1409176     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
With effective communication, optimal use of perioperative therapeutic techniques, and postoperative follow-up, the medical, surgical, and anesthetic teams can prevent or minimize cardiac complications that occur during the postoperative period. Up to 50% of postoperative myocardial infarctions may be silent, or they may present as congestive heart failure, hypotension, or arrhythmia. Dyspnea is a common finding. All high-risk patients should be monitored in the intensive care unit during the first 7 days after surgery, when adverse cardiac events are most common.
M J Corapi; R K Della Ratta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medicine     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0032-5481     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med     Publication Date:  1992 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-11-12     Completed Date:  1992-11-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401147     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  265-7, 271-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Division of General Internal Medicine, Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, NY 11501.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Disease / therapy*
Monitoring, Intraoperative
Myocardial Infarction / etiology,  therapy
Postoperative Complications
Surgical Procedures, Operative*

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