ICU Management Following Heart Transplantation
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First Things First
- Minimize FiO2 and PEEP to keep SaO2 >92%
- Transplanted hearts are denervated and are prone to biventricular dysfunction.
- RV dysfunction is more common.
- Often, a variable combination of vasoactive agents, inotropic support and rarely temporary pacing is needed.
- Transesophageal echo is a useful tool in postop management.
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Last updated: April 22, 2010
"ICU Management Following Heart Transplantation." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534222/all/ICU_Management_Following_Heart_Transplantation.
ICU Management Following Heart Transplantation. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534222/all/ICU_Management_Following_Heart_Transplantation. Accessed October 22, 2019.
ICU Management Following Heart Transplantation. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534222/all/ICU_Management_Following_Heart_Transplantation
ICU Management Following Heart Transplantation [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 October 22]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534222/all/ICU_Management_Following_Heart_Transplantation.
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