Title: Peri Operative Hypertension- A Review
Author: Dr Nataraj .G
Peri operative blood pressure variation are common phenomenon during elective and emergency surgical interventions. Hypertension may be diagnosed, for the first time, during peri operative period. Risk factors like anxiety, stress, medications, smoking and alcohol can produce fluctuations in BP readings. During, Peri operative period, BP reading can reach, alarmingly high, causing acute target organ dysfunction and complications. A thorough assessment and timely medications can influence good prognostic outcome in this group. Also this group, require periodic follow up for possible, transformation to Essential hypertension.