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Perioperative care and liver disease 

Perioperative care and liver disease
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Perioperative care and liver disease
Author(s):

Robert P. Sutcliffe

, Charalambos Gustav Antoniades

, Rahul Deshpande

, Olga N. Tucker

, and Nigel Heaton

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199205387.003.03
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date: 26 February 2021

Risk assessment 44

Preoperative management 44

Specific conditions 46

Hepatopulmonary syndrome 49

Hepatorenal syndrome 49

Portopulmonary hypertension 49

Anaesthetic considerations 50

Thorough history and physical examination, particularly regarding the presence and severity of underlying liver disease and comorbidity (e.g. diabetes).

Assess exercise tolerance:...

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