Preoperative evaluation before noncardiac vascular surgery
KIM A. EAGLE, MD
Dr. Eagle specializes in cardiac risk assessment at the University of Michigan Medical Center and is the chairman of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Task Force that published guidelines on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery. He is also the editor of the “Images in Clinical Medicine” section of the New England Journal of Medicine.
MICHAEL S. LAUER, MD
Dr. Lauer is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Heart Failure and Transplantation at the Cleveland Clinic.
JAMES THOMAS, MD