Anesthesiology, January 2011 CME
The focus of Journal CME is to educate readers on current developments in the science and clinical practice of anesthesiology.
Read the article by Le Manach et al. entitled “Impact of preoperative statin therapy on adverse postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing vascular surgery” on page 98 of this issue.
This article discusses how unabridged preoperative statin therapy is associated with cardiac and vascular benefits after uncomplicated major vascular surgery and with reduced mortality in the case of major surgical complications.
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After completing this activity, the learner should recognize postoperative complications of infrarenal aortic surgery, the importance of beginning statin therapy prior to infrarenal aortic surgery, and the impact of statin therapy on mortality after infrarenal aortic surgery.
Faculty & Credentials:
Authors: Yannick Le Manach, M.D., Cristina Ibanez Esteves, M.D., Michelle Bertrand, M.D., Jean Pierre Goarin, M.D., Marie-Helene Fleron, M.D., Pierre Coriat, M.D., Fabien Koskas, M.D., Ph.D., Bruno Riou, M.D., Ph.D., Paul Landais, M.D., Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief: James C. Eisenach, M.D.
CME Editors: Leslie C. Jameson, M.D., and Dan J. Kopacz, M.D.
Core Competencies:Medical knowledge
CME Credit:1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Required Hardware / Software:
Internet connection, Adobe Acrobat Reader