Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on intraoperative blood pressure, risk and outcomes for elective surgery
JournalBritish Journal of Anaesthesia
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Intraoperative mortality is now rare, but death within 30 days of surgery remains surprisingly common. Perioperative myocardial infarction is associated with a remarkably high mortality. There are strong associations between hypotension and myocardial injury, myocardial infarction, renal injury, and death. Perioperative arterial blood pressure management was thus the basis of a Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus-building conference held in London in July 2017.