Articles tagged "ischemic stroke"

High risk for postoperative adverse cardiovascular events during the first 9 months after stroke

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

Risk for postoperative adverse cardiovascular events was especially high during the first 9 months after stroke. If possible, you should wait at least 9 months and preferably 12 months after an ischemic stroke to undergo elective non cardiac surgery.