Intraoperative hypotension can now be predicted before it occurs , finds UK study
Intraoperative hypotension is associated with worse perioperative outcomes for patients undergoing major noncardiac surgery.
Researchers from UK have demonstrated the accuracy of Hypotension Prediction Index in predicting impending intraoperative hypotension . It was found to be superior than commonly measured perioperative hemodynamic variables. The study was published in the Journal Anesthesia analgesia.