Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Penn Cardiovascular Institute Research Directory

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Lee A. Fleisher, M.D.

Robert Dunning Dripps Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania Health System
3400 Spruce Street
6 Dulles Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-3738
Fax: (215) 349-5341
Education:
B.A. (Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
M.D. (Medicine)
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1986.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Lipid / Atherosclerosis / CAD / ACS / Prevention

CVI Research Description:
Evaluation and management of patients with cardiovascular disease undergoing noncardiac surgery.

Selected Publications

Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases. Fleisher LA (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

Thomsen R, Fleisher LA: Anesthesia and patient positioning. Advanced Therapy in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Talamini MA (eds.). BC Decker, Inc., Hamilton, Page: 11-20, 2006.

Fleisher LA, Eagle KA: Anesthesia and noncardiac surgery in patients with heart disease. Braunwald's Heart Disease 7th edition. Zipes DP, Libby P, Bonow RO, Braunwald E (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, Page: 2021-2035, 2005.

Creswell LL, Alexander JC, Ferguson TB, Lisbon A, Fleisher LA: ACCP Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: Intraoperative Interventions. Chest 128: 28S-35S, 2005.

Hogue CW, Creswell LL, Gutterman DD, Fleisher LA: ACCP Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: Epidemiology, Mechanisms, and Risks. Chest 128: 9S-16S, 2005.

Fleisher LA, Bass EB, McKeown P: ACCP Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: Methodological Approach. Chest 128: 17S-23S, 2005.

Sheikh S, Haider S, Cappelleri JC, Lee WC, Gold K, Stephens J, Fleisher LA: Health Status in high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac vascular surgery in the United States. Proceedings of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 2005.

Landesberg G, Mosseri M, Fleisher LA: Coronary revascularization before vascular surgery. N Engl J Med 352(14): 1492-5, April 2005.

Floyd T, Fleisher LA: Off-pump coronary artery bypass and the hypothesis from which it grew: is it yet to be tested? What are the downsides of the lingering questions? Anesthesiology 102(1): 3-5, Jan 2005.

Fleisher LA, Pasternak LR, Lyles A: A novel index of elevated risk of inpatient hospital admission immediately following outpatient surgery. Arch Surg. 142(3): 263-8, Mar 2007.

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