Postoperative management.

  title={Postoperative management.},
  author={Stefan Schraag},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical anaesthesiology},
  volume={30 3},
Most patients undergoing major aortic surgery have multiple comorbidities and are at high risk of postoperative complications that affect multiple organ systems. Different aortic pathologies and surgical repair techniques have specific impact on the postoperative course. Ischemia-reperfusion injury is the common denominator in aortic surgery and influences the integrity of end-organ function. Common postoperative problems include hemodynamic instability due to the immediate inflammatory… CONTINUE READING