TITLE

Sleep Apnea and Perioperative Complications After Noncardiac Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Pierson, David J.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;7/29/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which examines the incidence of perioperative complications in patients with and without sleep apnea (SA) who underwent total knee arthroplasty and open abdominal procedures.
ACCESSION #
64284911

 

Related Articles

  • Advantages Of Dexmedetomidine-Based Anesthesia On Postoperative Recovery In Sleep Apnea Patients: Preliminary Observations. Bamgbade, Olumuyiwa A. // Internet Journal of Anesthesiology;2007, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p5 

    Patients with sleep apnea are susceptible to postoperative airway compromise and respiratory dysfunction, necessitating the restriction of opioids and sedatives during their perioperative care. Dexmedetomidine is a short-acting, potent, selective alpha-2 adrenoceptor agonist with unique...

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Post-Operative Complications: Single Center Data, Review of Literature and Guidelines for Practicing Internists and Surgeons. Nugent, Kenneth M.; Phy, Michael; Raj, Rishi // Surgical Science;Feb2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p65 

    Obstructive sleep apnea has been linked to higher rates of post-operative complications in some studies. We examined the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea and its impact on post-operative complications in 125 patients (21 prospective, 104 retrospective) undergoing various elective outpatient...

  • Obstructive sleep apnea and its effects on cardiovascular diseases: a narrative review. Rivas, Marcella; Ratra, Atul; Nugent, Kenneth // Anatolian Journal of Cardiology / Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi;Nov2015, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p944 

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs in 5%-14% of adults but is often undiagnosed. Apneas cause acute physiological changes, including alveolar hypoventilation and pulmonary artery vasoconstriction; they also promote chronic vascular disease secondary to increased platelet adhesiveness,...

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery-A Tertiary Center Experience. Sareli, Aharon E.; Cantor, Charles R.; Williams, Noel N.; Korus, Gary; Raper, Steven E.; Pien, Grace; Hurley, Sharon; Maislin, Greg; Schwab, Richard J. // Obesity Surgery;Mar2011, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p316 

    Background: The patient population that is evaluated for bariatric surgery is characterized by a very high body mass index (BMI). Since obesity is the most important risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleep disordered breathing is highly prevalent in this population. If undiagnosed...

  • Postoperative Complications in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Phillips, Barbara A. // Hospital Medicine Alert;May2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p17 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "Postoperative Complications in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea," by Barbara A. Phillips, which appeared in the March 15, 2012 issue of "Internal Medicine Alert." It discusses a study which examines postoperative complications in patients...

  • The Management of Surgical Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Porhomayon, Jahan; El-Solh, Ali; Chhangani, Sanjeev; Nader, Nader D. // Lung;Oct2011, Vol. 189 Issue 5, p359 

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a leading public health problem in both developed and developing nations. However, awareness regarding diagnostic options, management, and consequences of untreated OSA remains inadequate in the perioperative period. Adverse surgical outcomes appear to be more...

  • Postoperative Complications in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Phillips, Barbara A. // Internal Medicine Alert;3/15/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p36 

    More than half of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery and polysomnography had obstructive sleep apnea, which was associated with an increased risk of perioperative complications, including hypoxemia, ICU transfer, and prolonged length of stay.

  • Rising number of claims filed by obese patients.  // Same-Day Surgery;Jul2013, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p82 

    The article mentions an increase in the number of claims filed by obese or overweight patients, mentioning an analysis found the use of opioids inn these patients increased the risk of harm in these patients, and provided suggestions on reducing risks with treatment of obese patients.

  • Do patients at risk of sleep apnea have an increased risk of cardio-respiratory complications during endoscopy procedures? Mador, M.; Nadler, Jamie; Mreyoud, Amjad; Khadka, Ghana; Gottumukkala, V.; Abo-Khamis, Mohammad; Mehboob, Shahid // Sleep & Breathing;Sep2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p609 

    Background: Patients with sleep apnea (OSA) have an increased risk of perioperative complications. Aim: The purpose of this study is to assess whether OSA increases the risk of cardio-respiratory complications in patients undergoing endoscopic procedures with conscious sedation. Methods: A...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics