Title

Cardiac screening in the noncardiac surgery patient.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1-2017

Institution/Department

Cardiology

Journal Title

The Surgical clinics of North America.

MeSH Headings

Heart Diseases, Humans, Postoperative Complications, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Preoperative Care, Risk Assessment, Surgical Procedures, Operative

ISSN

1558-3171

Abstract

This article will address common cardiac conditions that require evaluation prior to noncardiac surgery, characterization of urgency and the risk associated with surgical procedures, calculation of preoperative risk assessment, indications for diagnostic testing to quantify cardiac risk, and perioperative strategies to minimize the risk of cardiac complications.

First Page

717

Last Page

732

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