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- Hypertension is prevalent in patients undergoing cardiac surgery and associated with a higher incidence of cardiovascular complications.
- Aspirin has been shown to prevent cardiovascular events in patients with a high risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Very few studies have investigated aspirin and hypertension, particularly its effects on major outcomes in hypertensive patients undergoing cardiac surgery.1,2
To determine the effects of preoperative aspirin on postoperative outcomes for patients with hypertension undergoing cardiac surgery.
To examine the impact of chronic kidney disease and heart failure superimposed with hypertension on outcomes after cardiac surgery.
Preoperative aspirin and major perioperative outcomes in patients with hypertension undergoing cardiac surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Poster
Anesthesiology | Cardiology | Surgery
Ding, Qian; Yuen, Eric; Berguson, Mark; Liu, Hong; Yao, Linong; Morris, Rohinton; and Sun, Jianzhong, "Preoperative aspirin and major perioperative outcomes in patients with hypertension undergoing cardiac surgery" (2016). Department of Anesthesiology Posters. 4.