Intraoperative TEE of the Month - June 2014

published 5 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Evaluation of Systolic Function

This is doctor Julie huffed Meyer with our open anesthesia intra operative T. E. case of the month for June 2014. Each month we feature an operative case which teaches or emphasizes an important aspect of basic intra operative T. E.. Our patient this month suffered and out of hospital cardiac arrest and was successfully resuscitated after an extended period of CPR. After 2004 hours of therapeutic hypothermia for central nervous system protection our patient awakened and was sent to the cardiac catheters ation lab where he. He was found to have severe multiple bustle coronary artery disease. The left anterior descending left circumflex osteo region and right coronary arteries had severe stenosis he's. The ejection fraction approximately 3 days after the cardiac arrest was estimated to be 30 to 35 percent. There were no valvular abnormalities are patient presented to the operating room for coronary artery bypass graft surgery ...

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