The transplant recipient for nontransplant surgery.

@article{Keegan2004TheTR,
  title={The transplant recipient for nontransplant surgery.},
  author={Mark T. Keegan and David J. Plevak},
  journal={Anesthesiology clinics of North America},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={827-61}
}
The transplant recipient has traded a life-threatening illness for a chronically immunosuppressed state. Subsequent anesthetic management for non-transplant surgical procedures may be challenging. The anesthesia provider must be aware of the degree of post-transplant organ dysfunction and alter anesthesia techniques accordingly. This article reviews the… CONTINUE READING