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Anesthesiologists Considerations for Cardiac Surgery

Andrew Shaw, MD, Jeremy M. Bennett, MD, Mias Pretorius, MD
Anesthesiologists Considerations for Cardiac Surgery is a topic covered in the Adult and Pediatric Cardiac.

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Introduction

The patient presenting for cardiac surgery often represents one of the most challenging cases for the anesthesiologist. There are numerous considerations, and entire textbooks have been written on the subject of cardiac anesthesia. This chapter will focus on basic considerations and objectives of the anesthesiologist while caring for patients presenting for cardiac operations.

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Introduction

The patient presenting for cardiac surgery often represents one of the most challenging cases for the anesthesiologist. There are numerous considerations, and entire textbooks have been written on the subject of cardiac anesthesia. This chapter will focus on basic considerations and objectives of the anesthesiologist while caring for patients presenting for cardiac operations.

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Last updated: February 3, 2020