UHN/MSH Medical Consult Service
Cardiology
Perioperative Beta Blockers

  1. AHA 2006 Beta Blocker Guidelines
  2. POISE - Metoprolol in non-cardiac surgery - Lancet 2008
  3. MAVS - Metoprolol after vascular surgery - Am Heart J 2006
  4. DIPOM - Perioperative Beta Blockers in patients with DM - BMJ 2006
  5. DECREASE - Should major vascular surgery be delayed... JACC 2006
Perioperative Coronary Stent Issues

  1. Stent Thrombosis Prevention
Preoperative Cardiac Revascularization

McFalls EO et al:
Coronary  Artery Revascularization before Elective Major Vascular Surgery
NEJM 2004: 351(27) 2795-2804
Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation

1. Review article from Medical Clinics North America 2007
Aortic Stenosis

Presentation
Perioperative management of Aortic Stenosis

Articles
  1. Kertai, MD et al.  Aortic stenosis: an underestimated risk factor for
    perioperative complications in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
    Am J Med 2004;116:8-13
  2. Christ, M et al. Preoperative and perioperative care for patients with
    suspected or established aortic stenosis facing noncardiac surgery.  
    Chest 2005;128:2944-2953