Therapy insight: prophylaxis, monitoring and treatment of perioperative myocardial ischemia with emphasis on urological surgery

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Unrecognized or silent perioperative myocardial ischemia is common in patients who undergo high-risk surgery, including cystectomy, and could predict cardiac morbidity and mortality in postoperative patients. This disorder is not merely a marker of extensive coronary disease but has a close association with perioperative myocardial infarction (PMI). In a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpuro0817

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