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Update in perioperative cardiac medicine.

Research paper by Steven L SL Cohn, Suparna S Dutta, Barbara A BA Slawski, Paul J PJ Grant, Gerald W GW Smetana

Indexed on: 12 Oct '16Published on: 12 Oct '16Published in: Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine



Abstract

Recent studies have shed light on preoperative risk assessment, medical therapy to reduce postoperative cardiac complications (beta-blockers, statins, and angiotensin II receptor blockers [ARBs]), perioperative management of patients with coronary stents on antiplatelet therapy, and perioperative bridging anticoagulation.