hip fracture

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Abstract Number: 255

PREOPERATIVE ECHOCARDIOGRAM IN ACUTE HIP FRACTURES

Background: In 2014, the ACC/AHA released guidelines regarding indications for preoperative transthoracic echocardiogram (pre-op TTE) in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. Studies indicate that the ordering of pre-op TTE in noncardiac surgery is not consistent with the [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on PREOPERATIVE ECHOCARDIOGRAM IN ACUTE HIP FRACTURES

HM2018 Abstract Number: 201

OUTCOMES FOR HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS ON HOSPITALIST VERSUS NON-HOSPITALIST SERVICES

Background: Hip fractures are a major health problem in the geriatric population in the United States, with estimated costs of $18B annually. Hip fractures are highly morbid in the elderly, as deconditioning and acute complications [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:18:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on OUTCOMES FOR HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS ON HOSPITALIST VERSUS NON-HOSPITALIST SERVICES

HM2018 Abstract Number: 202

Perioperative risk of hip fracture surgery among elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis

Background: Severe aortic stenosis (SAS) had been identified as being at elevated risk for non-cardiac surgery. However, two reports demonstrated that SAS did not increase mortality of intermediate to high risk non-cardiac surgery. The European [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:42+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on Perioperative risk of hip fracture surgery among elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis