Supplement Co-Editors and Summit Co-Directors:
Amir K. Jaffer, MD, and Franklin A. Michota, Jr., MD
Angela M. Bader, MD, and Raymond Borkowski, MD
When is it appropriate to stop antiplatelet therapy in a patient with a drug-eluting stent prior to noncardiac surgery?
Anitha Rajamanickam, MD; Vaishali Singh, MD, MPH, MBA; and Ashish Aneja, MD
Should statins be discontinued preoperatively?
Paul J. Grant, MD, and Navin Kedia, DO
Who is at risk for developing acute renal failure after surgery?
Vesselin Dimov, MD; Ali Usmani, MD; Saira Noor, MD; and Ajay Kumar, MD
Why treat anemia in the preoperative period of joint replacement surgery with erythropoietin?
Ajay Kumar, MD, and Vesselin Dimov, MD
Obstructive sleep apnea: What to do in the surgical patient?
Roop Kaw, MD, and Joseph Golish, MD
Do hip fractures need to be repaired withing 24 hours of injury?
Christopher M. Whinney, MD
Is postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery an important problem?
Ashish Aneja, MD, and Wassim H. Fares, MD
How can postoperative ileus be prevented and treated?
Vaishali Singh, MD, MPH, MBA
Is discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy after 6 months safe in patients with drug-eluting stents undergoing noncardiac surgery?
Mihir Bakhru, Wael Saber, Daniel Brotman, Deepak Bhatt, Ashish Aneja, Katherina Tillan-Martinez, and Amir Jaffer
Initiating a preoperative cardiac risk assessment quality improvement program: The hurdles to changing traditional paradigms
Eric Hixson, Karl McCleary, Vikram Kashyap, Vaishali Singh, Brian Harte, Ashish Aneja, Brian Parker, Raymond Borkowski, Walter Maurer, Venkatesh Krishnamurthi, Sue Vitagliano, Jacqueline Matthews, Linda Vopat, Michael Henderson, and Amir Jaffer
Impact of a preoperative medical clinic on operating room cancellation rates in orthopedic surgery
Peter Kallas, Anjali Desai, and Jeanette Bauer
Innovations in Perioperative Medicine
Abstract 1: Best safety practices to prevent postoperative myocardial infarction
Abstract 2: Blog web site as a new educational and promotional medium in perioperative medicine
Abstract 3: Development of a validated questionnaire: The satisfaction with general anesthesia scale
Abstract 4: Perioperative medicine and pain: A required advanced core clerkship for third-year medical students
Abstract 5: Optimal administration of perioperative antibiotics using system redesign
Abstract 6: Blood conservation protocol with erythropoietin in the preoperative period of joint replacement surgery
Abstract 7: Evolution of the nurse practitioner (NP) role in the Center for Preoperative Evaluation (CPE) at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract 8: Development and implementation of a web site for the Center for Preoperative Evaluation (CPE)
Abstract 9: Patient education tool for the preoperative process and the role of the medical consultant
Abstract 10: The internal medicine perioperative assessment center: An innovation in the perioperative management of medical comorbidities at a comprehensive cancer center
Abstract 11: PAC collaborative practice model
Abstract 12: Development and implementation of beta-blocker recommendation
Abstract 13: Development of pre-procedure consult services
Perioperative Clinical Vignettes
Abstract 14: Isolated left bundle branch block in a patient undergoing elective noncardiac surgery
Abstract 15: Avoiding delirium
Abstract 16: Cardiac sarcoma—the role of multimodality cardiovascular imaging
Abstract 17: Asymptomatic bacteriuria before nonprosthetic joint surgery
Abstract 18: Negative T waves on the preoperative electrocardiogram—a cause for worry?
Abstract 19: Preoperative hypokalemia
Abstract 20: Preoperative evaluation can aid in the diagnosis of CAD and risk assessment and management
Research in Perioperative Medicine
Abstract 21: Needs analysis for the development of a preoperative clinic protocol for perioperative beta-blockade
Abstract 22: Improving efficiency in a preoperative clinic
Abstract 23: Formalized preoperative assessment for noncardiac surgery at a large tertiary care medical center leads to higher rates of perioperative beta-blocker use
Abstract 24: Insulin errors in hospitalized patients
Abstract 25: A survey of perioperative beta-blockade at a comprehensive cancer center
Abstract 26: Risk factors for long-term mortality among heart failure patients after elective major noncardiac surgery
Index of Authors and Presenters