AAGBI WSM 2017: Blood pressure – how low can I go?

This is a copy of the slides I used during a talk I gave at the AAGBI (@AAGBI) Winter Scientific Meeting. The full programme of the meeting can be found here.

The talk aimed to review the evidence of the risks of intra-operative hypotension and provide clinicians with population-specific targets.

The pdf of my presentation can be downloaded by clicking the link below. Please note the pdf has in-built hyperlinks to each of the papers referenced. To access, simply click on the slide title to go directly to the paper.

AAGBI WSM 2017 Hypotension



Pneumoperitoneum and PAFCs…

Joris JL, Noirot DP, Legrand MJ, Jacquet NJ, & Lamy ML. Hemodynamic changes during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Anesthesia & Analgesia 1993;76: 1067-1071.

RHH Journal Club. June 20th, 2013. Dr Ramya Sriraman

Full-text article (if available)

Haemodynamic changes reported during gynaecological laparoscopy in earlier studies include an increase in mean arterial blood pressure, a decrease in cardiac output, and an increase in systemic vascular resistance. The authors hypothesized that peritoneal insufflation for laparoscopic cholecystectomy would result in more significant haemodynamic changes.

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