Remote Ischemic Preconditioning in High Risk Cardiovascular Surgery Patients


Phase 3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Undergoing either cardiac or vascular surgical procedures and are deemed to be at increased risk of suffering adverse ischemia-related events (judged by pre-operative evidence of clinical ischemic conditions, pre-operative screening indicating cardiovascular disease or undergoing higher-risk surgery).

Exclusion Criteria

- Will not include emergency cases, patients with known vascular disease (ex. arterial occlusive disease, arterio-venous shunts) or neurologic disease affecting the upper limb and patients unable to give informed consent.