Peri-operative stroke in general surgical patients

P. C. A. Kam*, R. M. Calcroft

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The incidence and aetiology of peri-operative stroke in patients undergoing general surgical procedures are reviewed. Some general recommendations on the peri-operative anaesthetic management of these patients are summarised.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)879-883
Number of pages5
JournalAnaesthesia
Volume52
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • complications, cerebrovascular accident
  • surgery, general
  • PERIOPERATIVE STROKE
  • CAROTID BRUIT
  • RISK-FACTORS
  • SURGERY
  • RECONSTRUCTION
  • BYPASS

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