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  1. Chronic heart failure (HF) is frequent in elderly patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. Preoperative risk stratification is vital and can be achieved using simple clinical risk scores or preoperative N-term...

    Authors: Götz Schmidt, Nora Frieling, Emmanuel Schneck, Marit Habicher, Christian Koch, Birgit Aßmus and Michael Sander
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:44
  2. Postoperative delirium is a common complication in older patients, with poor long-term outcomes. This study aimed to investigate risk factors and develop a predictive model for postoperative delirium in older ...

    Authors: Yun-Gen Luo, Xiao-Dong Wu, Yu-Xiang Song, Xiao-Lin Wang, Kai Liu, Chun-Ting Shi, Zi-Lin Wang, Yu-Long Ma, Hao Li, Yan-Hong Liu, Wei-Dong Mi, Jing-Sheng Lou and Jiang-Bei Cao
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:41
  3. Under recognition combined with suboptimal management of right ventricular (RV) dysfunction and failure is associated with significant perioperative morbidity and mortality. The contemporary perioperative team...

    Authors: R. C. Arora, J. K. Brown, S. Chatterjee, T. J. Gan, G. Singh and M. Z. Tong
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:40
  4. Postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and costly complication after non-cardiac surgery. Patients with or without diabetes could develop hyperglycemia before surgery, and preoperative hyperglycem...

    Authors: Qianyun Pang, Yumei Feng, Yajun Yang and Hongliang Liu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:39
  5. Duke Activity Status Index (DASI) is a widely used tool to assess functional capacity among patients, but there is no Sinhala version validated for patients in Sri Lanka. This study aimed to cross-culturally a...

    Authors: C. Ranasinghe, K. Kariyawasam, J. Liyanage, Y. Walpita, U. Rajasinghe, A. Abayadeera, P. Chandrasinghe, M. Gunasekara, S. Kumarage, M. De Silva, K. Ranathunga, K. Deen and H. Ismail
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:38
  6. Preeclampsia is an important cause of heart failure during pregnancy and the postpartum period. The aim of this review is to elucidate the pathophysiology and clinical features of preeclamptic heart failure an...

    Authors: Anjishnujit Bandyopadhyay, Sunaakshi Puri, Tanvir Samra and Vighnesh Ashok
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:37
  7. Perioperative oral management contributes to the prevention of dental/systemic complications. However, a professional dental checkup before surgery is generally not performed and relies on the patient’s answer...

    Authors: Aiko Yoshitomi, Yoshihiko Soga, Reiko Yamanaka-Kohno and Hiroshi Morimatsu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:36
  8. The effect of elevated preoperative liver enzyme levels on postoperative outcomes is a topic of concern to clinicians. This study explored the association between elevated preoperative liver enzyme levels and ...

    Authors: Tzu-Ruei Liao, Yuan-Wen Lee, Chuen-Chau Chang, Alan Hsi-Wen Liao, Yen-Chun Lai and Chih-Chung Liu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:35
  9. To retrospectively analyze the risk factors for postoperative delirium (POD) after orthopedic surgery in elderly patients and establish an individualized nomogram to predict the risk of POD.

    Authors: Yunping Fan, Tingjun Yang, Yuhan Liu, Haibin Gan, Xiaohua Li, Yanrong Luo, Xuping Yang and Qianyun Pang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:34
  10. The association between perioperative fluid administration and risk of complications following emergency surgery is poorly studied. We tested the association between the perioperative fluid balance and postope...

    Authors: Anders W. Voldby, Anne A. Aaen, Ann M. Møller and Birgitte Brandstrup
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:32
  11. During the COVID-19 pandemic, some patients who were transported to the operating room for emergency surgery had COVID-19; operating room nurses should be in direct contact with these patients in a small and c...

    Authors: Behzad Imani, Mehrnush Mostafayi and Shirdel Zandi
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:30
  12. Pulmonary function is impaired after major abdominal surgery and might be less impaired by restrictive fluid administration. Under the assumption of a fluid-sparing effect of colloids, we tested the hypothesis...

    Authors: Mina Obradovic, Florian Luf, Christian Reiterer, Sebastian Schoppmann, Andrea Kurz, Edith Fleischmann and Barbara Kabon
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:28
  13. As patients continue to live longer from diseases that predispose them to right ventricular (RV) dysfunction or failure, many more patients will require surgery for acute or chronic health issues. Because RV d...

    Authors: Matthew D. McEvoy, Paul M. Heerdt, Vicki Morton, Raquel R. Bartz and Timothy E. Miller
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:27
  14. The success of abdominal cancer surgery depends not only on the surgery itself but is influenced by the overall perioperative management. Given the multitude of perioperative measures and the ever-increasing n...

    Authors: M. A. Willis, S. Post, M. Nothacker, M. Follmann, T. Langer and T. O. Vilz
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:25
  15. Few studies have assessed enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) in liver surgery for cirrhotic patients. The present meta-analysis assessed the impact of ERAS pathways on outcomes after liver surgery in cirrh...

    Authors: Constant Delabays, Nicolas Demartines, Gaëtan-Romain Joliat and Emmanuel Melloul
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:24
  16. At present, the application of bedside lung ultrasound is increasing gradually, but there is no relevant expert consensus or guidance for its evaluation in the field of perioperative anesthesia. Through this m...

    Authors: Bucheng Liao, Wuhao Liao, Shuang Yin, Shujuan Liu and Xinhai Wu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:23
  17. While awake, flexible bronchoscopic intubation has long been considered the gold standard for managing anticipated difficult airways, the videolaryngoscope has emerged as a viable alternative. In addition, the...

    Authors: Hye-won Jeong, Eun-Jin Song, Eun-A Jang and Joungmin Kim
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:21
  18. The prevalence and characteristics of inappropriate use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to prevent stress-related mucosal disease (SRMD) during the perioperative period and its associated factors are rarely r...

    Authors: Pengpeng Liu, Guangyao Li, Qian Wu, Mei Han and Chao Zhang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:19
  19. To assess whether preoperative dexmedetomidine (DEX) nasal drips combined with conventional treatment could mitigate the occurrence of postoperative delirium (POD).

    Authors: Jun Fang, Jia Yang, Mingyu Zhai, Qiong Zhang, Min Zhang and Yanhu Xie
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:17
  20. With the aging of human society, more and more elderly patients have to undergo surgery and anesthesia. Clinical observations have indicated from time to time that spinal anesthesia in the elderly appears to l...

    Authors: Dongshi Lu, Fei Cai, Yu Ming, Danqing Zhang, Demu Ba, Zhouyang Wu and Zhao Zhang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:16
  21. Intravenous lidocaine could be a potential alternative adjuvant to propofol-based sedation for gastroscopy in elderly patients. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of intravenous lidocaine on the median ef...

    Authors: Lili Tang, Wenhui Lv, Jingjing Sun and Lijian Chen
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:15
  22. Postoperative respiratory failure is the most frequent complication in postsurgical patients. The purpose of this study is to assess whether pulmonary function testing in high-risk patients during preoperative...

    Authors: Christine Eimer, Natalia Urbaniak, Astrid Dempfle, Tobias Becher, Dirk Schädler, Norbert Weiler and Inéz Frerichs
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:14
  23. Intraoperative hypotension is common during noncardiac surgery and is associated with postoperative myocardial infarction, acute kidney injury, stroke, and severe infection. The Hypotension Prediction Index so...

    Authors: Xiaodong Bao, Sathish S. Kumar, Nirav J. Shah, Donald Penning, Mitchell Weinstein, Gaurav Malhotra, Sydney Rose, David Drover, Matthew W. Pennington, Karen Domino, Lingzhong Meng, Mariam Treggiari, Claudia Clavijo, Gebhard Wagener, Hovig Chitilian and Kamal Maheshwari
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:13
  24. Up to 42% of patients develop acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery. The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between preoperative microcirculatory function and postoperative AKI after ...

    Authors: Stanislas Abrard, Antoine Streichenberger, Jérémie Riou, Jeanne Hersant, Emmanuel Rineau, Matthias Jacquet-Lagrèze, Olivier Fouquet, Samir Henni and Thomas Rimmelé
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:12
  25. Initial allograft function determines the patient’s immediate prognosis in pediatric liver transplantation. Ischemia-reperfusion injuries play a role in initial poor graft function (IPGF). In animal studies, p...

    Authors: Audrey Dieu, Loïc Benoit, Candice Dupont, Catherine de Magnée, Raymond Reding, Thierry Pirotte and Arnaud Steyaert
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:11
  26. Clinical airway assessment has limited predictive ability to anticipate difficult airway. Three-dimensional (3D) technologies have emerged in medicine as valuable tools in different settings including innovati...

    Authors: Alexander Rocuts, Bibiana Avella-Molano, Amanda Behr, Farhan Lakhani, Bryant Bolds II, Matias Riveros-Amado and Efrain Riveros-Perez
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:9
  27. Several factors are associated with increased postoperative complications after appendectomies. However, few studies combined these potential factors for comprehensive prediction of surgical outcomes. Whether ...

    Authors: Shuo-Lun Lai, Chin-Hao Chang, Po-Chu Lee, Cheng-Maw Ho, Jin-Ming Wu, Hong-Shiee Lai and Been-Ren Lin
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:8
  28. This study was performed to analyze the clinical effect of different concentrations of ropivacaine in the labor analgesia of the dural puncture epidural (DPE) technique for obese puerperae.

    Authors: Liping Shi, Difei Zhang, Pengfei Ye, Weihua Peng, Yan Yin and Ye Zhang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:7
  29. Frailty is associated with worse outcomes and higher healthcare costs. The long waiting time for surgery is a potential ‘teachable’ moment. We examined the feasibility and safety of a pilot prehabilitation pro...

    Authors: Henry Man Kin Wong, Ding Qi, Bosco Hon Ming Ma, Pik Yi Hou, Calvin Ka Woon Kwong and Anna Lee
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:6
  30. We systematically reviewed the literature to investigate the effects of peri-procedural desmopressin in patients without known inherited bleeding disorders undergoing surgery or other invasive procedures. We i...

    Authors: Carol Wang, Victoria Lebedeva, Jeffy Yang, Joshua Anih, Lily J. Park, Freeman Paczkowski and Pavel S. Roshanov
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:5
  31. We hypothesized that days at home alive up to 30 days after surgery (DAH30), a novel patient-centered outcome metric, as well as long-term mortality, would be impaired in patients with type 1 or 2 diabetes mel...

    Authors: Amanda Habermann, Matilda Widaeus, Navid Soltani, Paul S. Myles, Linn Hallqvist and Max Bell
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:4
  32. Ambulatory surgery is often followed by the development of nausea and/or vomiting (N/V). Although risk factors for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) are frequently discussed, the distinction between PON...

    Authors: Mark Xiao, Dongdong Yao, Kara G. Fields, Pankaj Sarin, Alvaro Andres Macias, Sunil Eappen and Jeremy Juang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:3
  33. A high workload may negatively impact the surgical team's performance and jeopardize patient safety. The aim of this study was to measure the workload of the surgical team across different surgical roles, spec...

    Authors: Sepideh Totonchilar, Akram Aarabi, Naeimeh Eftekhari and Masoumeh Mohammadi
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2024 13:1
  34. The right ventricle (RV) plays a central  role in the maintenance of effective cardiac pump function. Despite overwhelming evidence that perioperative RV dysfunction (RVD) and failure (RVF) are associated with...

    Authors: Stephanie O. Ibekwe, Jean Deschamps, Michael P W Grocott, Yafen Liang, Andrew Shaw and Tjorvi E. Perry
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:66
  35. Risk scoring systems are required to allow accurate prognostication, compare outcomes of surgery, and allow patients to make informed decisions about their health. This prospective study compares the p-POSSUM ...

    Authors: Akshant Anil Pathak, Vivek Agrawal, Naveen Sharma, Karan Kumar, Chinmay Bagla and Aakash Fouzdar
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:65
  36. Fear of anesthesia for cesarean section delivery is an important health issue that should be addressed by anesthesiologists, obstetricians, and other providers of antenatal and perioperative healthcare. This m...

    Authors: Ramzi Shawahna, Mohammad Jaber, Iyad Maqboul, Hatim Hijaz, Eman Arjan, Maisa Karaki and Keen Nasser
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:63
  37. Preoperative anxiety is one of the most common psychological problems in open-heart surgery patients. Not controlling this problem can negatively the operation outcome and the patient’s physical condition. Amo...

    Authors: Ameneh Amiri, Rostam Jalali and Nader Salari
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:62
  38. Lumbar spine disorders have become an increasingly common health problem in recent years. Modern clinical studies have shown that perioperative analgesia at certain doses can reduce postoperative pain by inhib...

    Authors: Nanshan Ma, Ping Yi, Zhencheng Xiong, Haoning Ma, Mingsheng Tan and Xiangsheng Tang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2023 12:61

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