Cardiac, Thoracic, & Vascular Tips

Updated August 08, 2016
Author: VerLee,

Description:  A collection of tips and guidelines for anesthesia related to Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery



Vascular Surgery

Co-Morbidities, Management of

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CABG without CPB: Guidelines (OPCAB)

By Saul Katz, M.D., Revised 4/02

The goal is to perform CAB with a minimum of insult and preservation of normal physiology.

Total Circulatory Arrest


Thoracotomies & Epidurals

Pisini 2014

Dr. Weigel's cases are managed somewhat differently. See Thoracic Epidural Placement on Pain Management Page.