Perioperative mortality in patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing major joint replacement.

@article{Memtsoudis2010PerioperativeMI,
  title={Perioperative mortality in patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing major joint replacement.},
  author={Stavros G Memtsoudis and Yan Ma and Ya Lin Chiu and J Matthias Walz and Robert Voswinckel and Madhu Mazumdar},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2010},
  volume={111 5},
  pages={1110-6}
}
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of perioperative outcomes data for patients with chronic pulmonary hypertension (PHTN) undergoing noncardiac surgery. Clinicians, therefore, have little information on which to evaluate the risk for morbidity and mortality in this patient population. In this study, we evaluated the incidence and risks of perioperative morbidity… CONTINUE READING