Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery - Anesthesia for “Off-Site” Cardiac Procedures
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The goal of anesthesia is to provide sufficient sedation to allow the procedure to be completed without excessive movement while avoiding cardiopulmonary instability. The issues pertinent to anesthesia outside of the OR for noncardiac procedures apply to cardiac procedures as well.