What is the Use of the ECG in Preoperative Assessment and Cardiovascular Risk Stratification?

Peter M. Pollak, Ellen C. Keeley

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCritical Decisions in Emergency and Acute Care Electrocardiography
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781405159067
StatePublished - Feb 26 2009


  • ECG in preoperative evaluation
  • ECG indicates about cardiovascular risk
  • ECG indicates about presence of ischemic heart disease
  • ECG indicates about presence of structural heart disease
  • ECG prior to surgery
  • Presence of conduction system abnormalities
  • Risk of intra-operative arrhythmias

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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