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Early postoperative care of heart transplantation

Alfredo I FiorelliI; Noedir A. G StolfI

DOI: 10.1590/S0102-76381996000100007

ABSTRACT

The authors describe principal aspects involved in early postoperative period of heart transplantation, to emphasize: postoperative monitoring, hemodynamic evaluation, arrhythmias, fluid management, gastrointestinal system, renal system, ventilatory support, antibiotic prophylaxis, infection, immunosuppression, and rejection.

RESUMO

Os autores discutem os principais aspectos envolvidos no pós-operatório imediato do transplante cardíaco, ressaltando: monitorização pós-operatória, evolução hemodinâmica, arritimias, controle hidroeletrolítico, alterações gastrintestinais, função renal, suporte ventilatório, antibioticoprofilaxia, infecção, imunossupressão e as rejeições.
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