ESC 2022: surgical risk guideline points to perioperative cardiovascular complications

ESC 2022: surgical risk guideline points to perioperative cardiovascular complications

Patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery may have some cardiovascular complications, the most common being perioperative myocardial infarction/injury (MI). This complication is asymptomatic in up to 90% of patients and underdiagnosed if not actively investigated. This occurs because patients are usually under the effect of anesthesia or potent analgesia. In addition, symptoms are often confused with symptoms …

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