Impact of perioperative blood pressure variability on health resource utilization after cardiac surgery: an analysis of the ECLIPSE trials.

@article{Aronson2014ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of perioperative blood pressure variability on health resource utilization after cardiac surgery: an analysis of the ECLIPSE trials.},
  author={Solomon Aronson and Jerrold H Levy and Philip D. Lumb and Manuel L. Fontes and Yamei Wang and Tracy Aber Crothers and Katherine A. Sulham and Marco S Navetta},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={579-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of blood pressure control on hospital health resource utilization using data from the ECLIPSE trials. DESIGN Post-hoc analysis of data from 3 prospective, open-label, randomized clinical trials (ECLIPSE trials). SETTING Sixty-one medical centers in the United States. PARTICIPANTS Patients 18 years or older undergoing cardiac surgery. INTERVENTIONS Clevidipine was compared with nitroglycerin, sodium nitroprusside, and nicardipine. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN… CONTINUE READING