Acute perioperative heart failure.

@article{Toller2005AcutePH,
  title={Acute perioperative heart failure.},
  author={Wolfgang G Toller and Helfried Metzler},
  journal={Current opinion in anaesthesiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          129-35
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Changes in epidemiology and advances in the treatment of coronary artery disease, hypertension and diabetes mellitus have increased the prevalence of heart failure in the general population, and also the number of patients with heart failure presenting for surgery. Particularly in the perioperative period, patients with chronic heart failure are faced with numerous triggers of acute decompensation that can partly be avoided or treated. Patients without preexisting myocardial… CONTINUE READING
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