Preoperative assessment from a clinical point of view

  • M. Greher
  • H. Tschernich
  • M. Zimpfer
Conference paper


Perioperative management and care of a patient requiring surgery represents the single most complex and cooperative task in medicine. Considering the evolutionary concept of performing perioperative medicine instead of simply administering anaesthesia, every anaesthesiologist today is confronted with the unique challenge and chance of qualifying in this field. Optimal and efficient preoperative assessment of the patient is the crucial step at the beginning of this whole process, and is often decisive in determining what follows.


Preoperative Assessment Percutaneous Coronary Interven Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography Noncardiac Surgery Major Vascular Surgery 
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  • M. Greher
  • H. Tschernich
  • M. Zimpfer

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