Summary

In summary, preoperative risk stratification should be undertaken with consideration of the patient's clinical markers, functional status, and surgery-specific risks. Cardiac stress tests are helpful in predicting risk but there is no clear-cut evidence they improve perioperative care. Current guidelines suggest their use in patients undergoing nonemergent surgery with two of the following three features: (1) intermediate risk profile, (2) low functional capacity, or (3) high risk surgery. The indications for coronary revascularization are the same as in the nonpreoperative setting. Lastly, perioperative P-blockers should be used in all patients with intermediate or high risk of cardiac complications in whom they are not absolutely contraindicated.

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