We learn more about what the Perioperative medicine summit is and have a quick fire review of the current literature related to Perioperative Medicine. Discussions in this piece include the use of ACE inhibitors and ARBs, Hypotension, the Measurement of Exercise Tolerance before Surgery (METS) Trial and the improving fortunes of asprin.

The SPAQI website is here: https://www.spaqi.org

Presented by Desiree Chappell with Monty Mythen and their guests Barbara Slawski, Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery; Chief, Section of Perioperative and Consultative Medicine; Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin and Steven L. Cohn, Professor Emeritus, Director – Medical Consultation Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.