The impact of pre-operative focused transthoracic echocardiography in emergency non-cardiac surgery patients with known or risk of cardiac disease
DJ Canty, CF Royse, D Kilpatrick, DL Williams, AG Royse
Anaesthesia | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012
We are grateful for the assistance of many staff at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, including Mrs Zelda Williams and Ms Jenny Pang, who performed screening and recruitment of subjects and data collection, and Dr David Andrews, Dr Paul Soeding and Dr Andrew MacCormick (anaesthetists), who assisted in the performance of focused TTE examinations. This study was funded by a scholarship grant provided by the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. No competing interests declared.