Non-cardiac surgery

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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

THROMBOEMBOLIC AND BLEEDING EVENTS AFTER ANTICOAGULANT INTERRUPTION IN PATIENTS WITH MECHANICAL HEART VALVE HOSPITALIZED FOR EMERGENCY/URGENT NON-CARDIAC SURGERY

Background: Perioperative management of anticoagulant in mechanical valve patients is challenging, Current recommendations focus on management in patients undergoing elective surgery, while the data in patients hospitalized for emergency/urgency non-cardiac surgery is limited. We aimed [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:06+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Perioperative, Research|Comments Off on THROMBOEMBOLIC AND BLEEDING EVENTS AFTER ANTICOAGULANT INTERRUPTION IN PATIENTS WITH MECHANICAL HEART VALVE HOSPITALIZED FOR EMERGENCY/URGENT NON-CARDIAC SURGERY