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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND

01. Implications of Perioperative Morbidity on Long-Term Outcomes, Lee A. Fleisher and Mark F. Newman

02. Ischemia and Ischemia-Reperfusion-Induced Organ Injury, Mitchell P. Fink

03. The Inflammatory Response in Organ Injury, Benjamin Kohl and Clifford S. Deutschman

04. The Coagulation Cascade in Perioperative Organ Injury, M. S. Carraway and Claude Piantidosi

PART II: PREOPERATIVE ASSESSMENT

05. The Value of Preoperative Assessment, Stanlkey H. Rosenbaum and David G. Silverman

06. Cardiac Risk Assessment in Noncardiac Surgery, Edward Kwon, Lee A. Fleisher, and Kim Eagle

07. Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Cardiac Surgery, Robert G. Johnson

08. Central Nervous System Risk Assessment, Katja Hindler and Nancy Nussmeier

09. Renal Risk Assessment, Christina Mora-Mangano,Charles C. Hill, and John L. Chow

10. Pulmonary Risk Assessment, Maurizio Cereda

11. Hematologic Risk Assessment, Carlos Marcucci, Pierre-Guy Chassot, Lars M. Asmis, and Donat R. Spahn

PART III: PRESERVATION OF ORGAN FUNCTION AND PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF PERIOPERATIVE ORGAN DYSFUNCTION

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

12. Prevention of Ischemic Injury in Cardiac Surgery, Matthew Agnew, Christopher Salerno, and Edward D. Verrier

13. Prevention of Ischemic Injury in Noncardiac Surgery, Don Poldermans

14. Treatment of Perioperative Ischemia, Infarction, and Ventricular Failure in Cardiac Surgery, Brian Lima and Carmelo A. Milano

15. Perioperative Management of Valvular Heart Disease, Igor Izrailtyan and Joseph P. Mathew

16. Prevention and Management of Perioperative Dysrhythmias, Martin Slodzinski

RENAL SYSTEM

17. Preservation of Renal Function, Mark Stafford-Smith

18. Treatment of Acute Oliguria, John A. Kellum

19. Perioperative Management of the Patient with Renal F

Details

No. of pages:
752
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437721263
Print ISBN:
9781416024569

About the authors

Mark Newman

Affiliations and Expertise

Merael H. Harmel Professor and Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology; Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Global Perioperative Research Organization (GPRO), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Lee Fleisher

Affiliations and Expertise

Robert Dunning Dripps Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mitchell Fink

Affiliations and Expertise

Watson Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Chair and Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA