Importance of long-duration postoperative ST-segment depression in cardiac morbidity after vascular surgery.


Major vascular surgery is associated with a high incidence of cardiac ischaemic complications. By means of continuous perioperative electrocardiographic recording, we studied 151 consecutive patients undergoing major vascular surgery to find out the characteristics of any myocardial ischaemia and the relation to outcome. 13 (8.6%) patients had postoperative… (More)


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