Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 47–55

Cardiac risk assessment for noncardiac surgery: Current concepts

  • Aman Chugh
  • Eduardo Bossone
  • Rajendra H. Mehta
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-001-0007-3

Cite this article as:
Chugh, A., Bossone, E. & Mehta, R.H. Compr Ther (2001) 27: 47. doi:10.1007/s12019-001-0007-3

Abstract

Strategies for perioperative risk assessment in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery vary among physicians and are aimed to estimate the risk and minimize complications. We propose simplistic guidelines for assessing and modifying risk for patients undergoing a wide variety of procedures.

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© Humana Press Inc. 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aman Chugh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Eduardo Bossone
    • 1
    • 2
  • Rajendra H. Mehta
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of CardiologyUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Health SystemAnn ArborUSA

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