Bench-to-bedside review: Endothelial (dys)function in the perioperative period

B. Riedel, J. Aguilar, R. Mehran, C. Hightower, R. Schier, A. Dang, M. D. Kertai, L. Bogár, J. Gal

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Abstract

This paper presents a bench-to-bedside review of endothelial (dys)function in the perioperative period. This review will explore: 1) A summary of endothelial physiology and pathophysiology, 2) the identification of patients at increased risk for endothelial dysfunction, 3) the impact of endothelial dysfunction on perioperative morbidity and mortality, and 4) potential strategies aimed at optimizing endothelial function in the perioperative period, thereby targeting Improved postoperative outcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-236
Number of pages6
JournalGazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche
Volume167
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - okt. 1 2008

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