In this issue of Anesthesiology Clinics, guest editors Drs. Megan P. Kostibas and Heather K. Hayanga bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Vascular Anesthesia. Top experts in the field cover key topics such arterial hemodynamics and ischemia-reperfusion; preoperative evaluation and cardiac risk assessment; complications of vascular disease; coagulopathy and anticoagulant management: drugs, antiplatelets agents, and thrombolytic agents; and more.
Contains 16 relevant, practice-oriented topics including cardiovascular monitoring; abdominal aortic arterial aneurysms; aortic dissection; anesthetic management of open surgical treatment for aneurysms; the unstable carotid plaque; acute limb ischemia; regional anesthesia for vascular surgery and pain management; and more.
Provides in-depth clinical reviews on current topics in vascular anesthesia, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.
Edited by Megan P. Kostibas, MD, Assistant Professor , Program Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia , Fellowship, Divisions of Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine , Dept. of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Heather K. Hayanga, M.D., M.P.H., Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiology, Heart and Vascular Institute, West Virginia University,