Search Tag: abdominal surgery

ICU Management

Study: Long-term impact of crystalloids vs colloids after major abdominal surgery

2018 14 Nov

A 1-year follow up  of patients randomised to receive hydroxyethyl starch solution or balanced crystalloid solution as part of intraoperative goal-directed fluid therapy during major open abdominal surgery, found there was no difference in renal function between the groups. The study, by Alexandre Joosten, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, CUB Erasme,... Read more

ICU Management

Goal-directed Haemodynamic Therapy After Abdominal Surgery

2017 27 Jun

Available evidence suggests that the use of perioperative goal-directed haemodynamic therapy (GDHT) may facilitate recovery in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery, according to a systematic review published in the journal Critical Care. Perioperative fluid management has been recognised as an important factor in postoperative recovery following... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Minimally Invasive Procedure for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

2015 12 Apr

The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ is offering a new type of minimally invasive procedure for patients with a complex form of abdominal aortic aneurysm. The surgeons perform the procedure by using a fenestrated stent graft, specifically designed for patients whose aneurysms cannot be repaired using traditional minimally invasive techniques. A... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Masimo PVI Facilitates Fluid Administration Under Anesthesia

2014 09 Apr

Masimo has announced a recent study in the Journal of Monitoring and Computing demonstrates that Masimo's noninvasive PVI parameter can help clinicians optimise fluid management and reduce unnecessary fluid administration for abdominal surgical patients under combined general and epidural anesthesia. Combining general and epidural anesthesia reduces... Read more