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Management during non-cardiac surgery 

Management during non-cardiac surgery
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Management during non-cardiac surgery
Author(s):

Jim Newton

, Nikant Sabharwal

, Saul Myerson

, Steven Westaby

, and Bernard Prendergast

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199559237.003.0014
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date: 24 October 2021

Introduction 318

Estimating surgical risk 319

Estimating patient risk 320

Aortic stenosis 322

Mitral stenosis 324

Aortic regurgitation 324

Mitral regurgitation 325

Pulmonary and tricuspid valve disease 325

Prosthetic valves 326

Patients with valvular heart disease are at increased risk of morbidity and mortality during non-cardiac surgery. The ageing population and increasing numbers of surgical procedures in those aged >75 years mean that elderly patients with valvular heart disease are an increasingly frequent challenge....

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