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Strategies for managing perioperative hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19442325     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute perioperative hypertension is associated with a higher risk of perioperative myocardial ischemia, bleeding, stroke, and renal failure. The immediate concern of short-term antihypertensive therapy is to prevent excessive surgical bleeding from arterial anastomoses, myocardial ischemia, and neurologic complications while causing minimal adverse effects until oral therapy can be resumed. This article reviews perioperative hypertension emergencies/urgencies and various approaches for management.
Ronak G Desai; Muhammad Muntazar; Michael E Goldberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current hypertension reports     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1534-3111     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Hypertens. Rep.     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-15     Completed Date:  2009-09-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888982     Medline TA:  Curr Hypertens Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, Cooper University Hospital, UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden Campus, Camden, NJ 08103, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use*
Blood Loss, Surgical / prevention & control
Hypertension / drug therapy*
Postoperative Hemorrhage / prevention & control
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Preoperative Care / methods*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents

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