Show simple item record Chowdhury, Tumul Petropolis, Andrea Cappellani, Ronald B. 2015-05-14T15:45:52Z 2015-05-14T15:45:52Z 2015-1-26
dc.identifier.citation Tumul Chowdhury, Andrea Petropolis, and Ronald B. Cappellani, “Cardiac Emergencies in Neurosurgical Patients,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2015, Article ID 751320, 14 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/751320
dc.description.abstract Perioperative safety concerns are a major area of interest in recent years. Severe cardiac perturbation such as cardiac arrest is one of the most dreaded complications in the intraoperative period; however, little is known about the management of these events in the patients undergoing elective neurosurgery. This special group needs further attention, as it is often neither feasible nor appropriate to apply conventional advanced cardiac life support algorithms in patients undergoing neurosurgery. Factors such as neurosurgical procedure and positioning can also have a significant effect on the occurrence of cardiac arrest. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to describe the various causes and management of cardiac emergencies with special reference to cardiac arrest during elective neurosurgical procedures, including discussion of position-related factors and resuscitative considerations in these situations. This will help to formulate possible guidelines for management of such events.
dc.title Cardiac Emergencies in Neurosurgical Patients
dc.type Journal Article
dc.language.rfc3066 en
dc.description.version Peer Reviewed
dc.rights.holder Copyright © 2015 Tumul Chowdhury et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. 2015-03-29T12:34:17Z

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