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Postoperative Pulmonary Complications, Early Mortality, and Hospital Stay Following Noncardiothoracic Surgery: A Multicenter Study by the Perioperative Research Network Investigators
Importance Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs), a leading cause of poor surgical outcomes, are heterogeneous in their pathophysiology, severity, and reporting accuracy. Objective ToExpand
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Diabetes mellitus in anaesthesia
Anaesthesiologists frequently encounter patients with diseases of the endocrine system, in particular diabetes mellitus. The major risk factors for people with diabetes undergoing surgery are theExpand
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Factors Which Predict Safe Extubation in the Operating Room Following Cardiac Surgery
Abstract  Background: Extubation in the operating room (OR) after cardiac surgery is hampered by safety concerns, psychological reluctance, and uncertain economic benefit. We have studied the factorsExpand
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Evaluation of distal radial artery cross‐sectional internal diameter in pediatric patients using ultrasound
In this study, we measure the radial artery internal diameter (RAID) in children up to 4 years of age before and after the induction of anesthesia. A B‐mode portable color Doppler ultrasound was usedExpand
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A Silent Patent Ductus Arteriosus
A 4-mm patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) was serendipitously diagnosed during intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography for a noncardiac procedure in an obese adult patient with a history ofExpand
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Anesthesia for Genitourinary Surgery in the Elderly Patient
Genitourinary surgery is a subspecialty of surgery which includes a wide spectrum of diseases involving the male and female urinary tract, the male reproductive system, and the female pelvic floor.Expand
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Cardiovascular Manifestations of Hyperglycemia: A Review Article
The overbearing financial burden imposed by the U.S. healthcare system is a complex problem which must be addressed soon. Diabetes, with its multiple cardiovascular sequelae, is currently one of theExpand
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