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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 837130, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/837130
Research Article

A Novel Technique for the Assessment of Preoperative Cardiovascular Risk: Reactive Hyperemic Response to Short-Term Exercise

1Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany
2Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
3Department of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
4Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
5Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 1, A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC 8006, Australia

Received 24 September 2012; Accepted 13 March 2013

Academic Editor: Joseph Fomusi Ndisang

Copyright © 2013 Robert Schier et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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