Noncardiac surgery following percutaneous coronary intervention

Cesar E. Mendoza, Salim S. Virani, Neerav Shah, Alexandre C. Ferreira, Eduardo De Marchena

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Patient with Coronary artery disease (CAD) undergoing major noncardiac surgery (NCS) are at increased risk of serious perioperative cardiac complications. At the same time, safety of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) before noncardiac surgery has been questioned. This paper reviews the available literature regarding the safety of PCI before NCS. At the same time, cardiac evaluation before NCS, perioperative medical management of patients undergoing NCS, and percutaneous coronary intervention and timing of NCS is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-273
Number of pages7
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Cardiac evaluation
  • Noncardiac surgery
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Perioperative medical management


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