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oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Endothelial dysfunction in the peri-operative setting : anaesthesia for vascular surgery

Volume 16, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173

 

Abstract

While peri-operative macrovascular events (e.g. myocardial infarction, stroke, etc) are readily evident, their absolute incidence remains relatively low. In contrast, microvascular dysfunction and its role in peri-operative morbidity is not readily appreciated nor easily measured. Given the ubiquitous presence of endothelium in all organs, microvascular dysfunction is likely to have a greater impact, through impaired perfusion, on non-cardiovascular complications (e.g. wound healing and end organ failure) than that which is readily appreciated.

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2010-01-01
2017-12-12

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