The transplant recipient for nontransplant surgery.

  title={The transplant recipient for nontransplant surgery.},
  author={Mark T. Keegan and David J. Plevak},
  journal={Anesthesiology clinics of North America},
  volume={22 4},
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