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Routine pre-operative focused ultrasonography by anesthesiologists in patients undergoing urgent surgical procedures.

Authors
  • Bøtker, M T
  • Vang, M L
  • Grøfte, T
  • Sloth, E
  • Frederiksen, C A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2014
Volume
58
Issue
7
Pages
807–814
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/aas.12343
PMID: 24865842
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Focused cardiopulmonary ultrasonography disclosed unexpected pathology in patients undergoing urgent surgical procedures and induced changes in the anesthesia technique or supportive actions. Pre-operative focused ultrasonography seems feasible in patients above 60 year and/or with physical limitations but not in young, healthy individuals.

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