TITLE

Cardiac complications and mortality rates in diabetic patients following non-cardiac surgery in an Australian teaching hospital

AUTHOR(S)
BOLSIN, S. N. C.; RAINERI, F.; LO, S. K.; CATTIGAN, C.; ARBLASTER, R.; COLSON, M.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;Jul2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p561
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article details a study which investigated the cardiac complications and mortality rates in diabetic patients after a non-cardiac surgery in a teaching hospital in Australia. The study identified that a various diabetic patients are at risk of cardiac complications and death in the perioperative period. It demonstrated that insulin-dependent and non-insulin-dependent diabetic patients, and patients with elevated creatinine are at increased risk of cardiac complications and death.
ACCESSION #
43020049

 

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