Chapter 9. Perioperative Management of Vascular Surgery

  1. Thom W. Rooke MD1,
  2. Timothy M. Sullivan MD2 and
  3. Michael R. Jaff DO3
  1. Joshua A. Beckman MD and
  2. Mark A. Creager MD

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch9

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions

How to Cite

Beckman, J. A. and Creager, M. A. (2007) Perioperative Management of Vascular Surgery, in Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions (eds T. W. Rooke, T. M. Sullivan and M. R. Jaff), Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692356.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Head, Section of Vascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic; John and Posy Krehbiel Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine; Rochester, Minnesota

  2. 2

    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, North Central Heart Institute, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  3. 3

    Director, Vascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158275

Online ISBN: 9780470692356



  • perioperative management;
  • vascular surgery;
  • atherosclerosis;
  • pulmonary disease;
  • venous pressure


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery

  • History and Physical Examination

  • Clinical Predictors

  • Interpretation and Utilization of Non-Invasive Testing

  • Additional Diagnostic Testing and Treatment

  • Preoperative Evaluation and Management of Comorbid Conditions

  • Hemodynamic Monitoring

  • Surveillance for Postoperative Myocardial Infarction

  • Questions

  • Suggested Readings