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Interventional Cardiologist at @CardioInstitute. Fellowship @KUHospital @KUMedCenter ; Residency @saintlukeskc #PatientsFirst. Tweets ≠ Medical advice.
Aug 6, 2018 19 tweets 25 min read
A #tweetorial on Perioperative risk assessment for Non-cardiac surgeries for #FITsurvivalguide

⚠️NOT "clearance"!

Purpose of consult
-Evaluate pt`s medical status
-Risk assessment
-Management recs
-Treat modifiable risk factors
-"Team" approach for shared decision making 2/ Triggers for perioperative myocardial injury
-Inflammatory state
-Hypercoagulable state
-Stress state
-Hypoxic state

All predispose to ischemia and coronary thrombosis.