Preoperative Evaluation and Preparation

Emad B. Mossad, Javier Joglar

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAnesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9781444314328
ISBN (Print)9781405186346
StatePublished - Nov 26 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Cardiac catheterization indications
  • Cardiac pacemakers sensing bradycardia, tachycardia or both
  • Complete medical history and focused physical examination
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF) - inability in meeting cardiac output and oxygen transport
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • Neonate and preoperative stabilization
  • Physiology and compensatory mechanisms
  • Preoperative considerations
  • Preoperative evaluation and preparation
  • Rapid and ongoing evolution of surgery for CHD - impact on preoperative preparation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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