Perioperative Cardiovascular Assessment of Patients
- Octogenarians undergoing cardiac surgery outlive their peers: a case for early referral. Stoica, S. C.; Cafferty, F.; Kitcat, J.; Baskett, R. J. F.; Goddard, M.; Sharples, L. D.; Wells, F. C.; Nashef, S. A. M. // Heart;Apr2006, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p503
Objective: To examine short and long term outcomes of octogenarians having heart operations and to analyse the interaction between patient and treatment factors. Methods: Multivariate analysis of prospectively collected data and a survival comparison with an age and sex matched national...
- Validation of 30-day mortality data in the ANZSCTS database through successful linkage with the national death index database. Tran, L.; Ayres, C.; Marrow, N.; Dahya, D.; Shardey, G.; Reid, C. // Heart, Lung & Circulation;2015 Supplement 3, Vol. 24, pS417
No abstract available.
- Consultation seeks views on new criteria for heart services. // Nursing Children & Young People;Oct2014, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p7
The article reports on the consultation launch by National Health Service (NHS) England to gather public views on the proposals to establish a three-level network for hospitals that will provide care for children and adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) in the country until December 18, 2014.
- Forced Expiratory Volume in One Second Predicts Length of Stay and In-Hospital Mortality in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study McAllister, David A.; Wild, Sarah H.; MacLay, John D.; Robson, Andrew; Newby, David E.; MacNee, William; Innes, J. Alastair; Zamvar, Vipin; Mills, Nicholas L. // PLoS ONE;May2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1
Objective: An aging population and increasing use of percutaneous therapies have resulted in older patients with more co-morbidity being referred for cardiac surgery. Objective measurements of physiological reserve and severity of co-morbid disease are required to improve risk stratification. We...
- Troponin elevations after non-cardiac, non-vascular surgery are predictive of major adverse cardiac events and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ekeloef, S.; Alamili, M.; Devereaux, P. J.; Gögenur, I. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Nov2016, Vol. 117 Issue 5, p559
Background:Patients undergoing non-cardiac, non-vascular surgery are at risk of major cardiovascular complications. In non-cardiac surgery, troponin elevation has previously been shown to be an independent predictor of major adverse cardiac events and postoperative mortality;...
- Î² blockers in hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Ong, H.T. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/5/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7600, p946
The article presents an overview of the use of beta blockers in the treatment of hypertension and cardiovascular disease patients. A discussion of the medical benefits associated with the use of beta blockers, including a reduction in mortality after a myocardial infarction and improved...
- Surgeons wait for answers on deaths before heart surgery. // Operating Theatre Journal;Mar2014, Issue 282, p12
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- Optimal treatment strategy using appropriate use criteria. Gabaldo, Krešimir; Prvulović, Đeiti; Vujeva, Božo; Hadžibegović, Irzal // Cardiologia Croatica;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 10 Issue 9/10, p34
INTRODUCTION: Coronary atherosclerotic heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. The clinical presentation of the disease is extremely variable - from mild chronic and asymptomatic disease to acute and life threatening. The appropriate use criteria (AUC) for coronary...
- Expanded cardiac rehabilitation reduces cardiac events over five years. Redfern, Julie // Journal of Physiotherapy (Australian Physiotherapy Association);2011, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p57
The article provides information concerning long-term effects of an expanded cardiac rehabilitation program in patients who have undergone heart surgery in Sweden. It explains the effectiveness of the program which is aimed on reducing mortality rates, myocardial infarctions, and hospital...